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Topic # 87832 8-Aug-2011 14:42
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Hello folks! I was offered the opportunity to giveaway some copies of an eBook "Network Your Computer and Devices", by Ciprian Adrian Rusen. These versions come in all the popular formats: PDF, Mobi, ePub, APK and Daisy, so that you can read them on the device of your choice.

The book is written by Ciprian Adrian Rusen, from 7 Tutorials. It is aimed at people who want to build and manage their own small home network. It focuses mostly on Windows 7 and covers all the networking related features this operating system has to offer.

I had a quick read through an electronic copy and was surprised to find things even I didn't know (or didn't realised was possible to do). So I'm sure it will be a addition to anyone's digital library here on Geekzone.

It covers network interoperability between Windows 7 and other major operating systems: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Mac OS X v10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Ubuntu Linux v10.10 (Maverick Meerkat).

In approximately 560 pages, you get extensive coverage on the following topics:

• Chapter 1: Setting Up a Router and Devices
• Chapter 2: Setting User Accounts on All Computers
• Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Libraries on All Windows 7 Computers
• Chapter 4: Creating the Network
• Chapter 5: Customizing Network Sharing Settings in Windows 7
• Chapter 6: Creating the Homegroup and Joining Windows 7 Computers
• Chapter 7: Sharing Libraries and Folders
• Chapter 8: Sharing and Working with Devices
• Chapter 9: Streaming Media Over the Network and the Internet
• Chapter 10: Sharing Between Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Computers
• Chapter 11: Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows 7 Computers
• Chapter 12: Sharing Between Ubuntu Linux and Windows 7 Computers
• Chapter 13: Keeping the Network Secure
• Chapter 14: Setting Up Parental Controls
• Chapter 15: Troubleshooting Network and Internet Problems

How to enter:
Just reply here with a comment on why you think this book could help you, what kinds of problems you found when creating networks. Please do not discuss solutions - the replies are the entries and should be just one per person.

The fineprint:
  This competition is open until the 15th August, when seven entries will be drawn. Open to anywhere in the world. No purchase necessary. Previously banned users are not eligible to win. Only one reply in this topic. The prize will be sent as a link to electronic download.

Good luck!




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  Reply # 503361 8-Aug-2011 14:52
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Am I the first to enter?

Easy answer to that question ...how can this ebook help me? By slowing down the increase of grey hair population!

I swear it's since Microsoft became so profilic (yes, I've been around a while) that my hair went grey at a corresponding rate. I am now trying to stop them going white...

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  Reply # 503367 8-Aug-2011 15:06
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Heh at least you still have hair! :)


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  Reply # 503386 8-Aug-2011 15:31
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Since getting a couple of new devices I've wanted to set up network sharing to the wireless printer. I haven't looked for answers yet. Perhaps such detail is included in the eBook, in which case I'll have a chance to read all about it on one of my new devices.  I'm open to learning new things and there will be a swag of other good tid bits to learn along the way. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.




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  Reply # 503389 8-Aug-2011 15:36
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I would love the book, every time i set up a new Samba on Ubuntu i have to go and find all my old tweaks and guides (why i forget to bookmark them everytime is beyond me). Also at the moment my home network is defined by default Windows, i would love to take control of it

Anyway, good luck to whoever wins




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  Reply # 503396 8-Aug-2011 15:50
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Late comer to the Windows 7 world (only in the last 6 months) and need to look to setup network between PC and media players which currently have USB drives hanging off them. Would be great to rationalise everything using an efficient network setup.

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  Reply # 503397 8-Aug-2011 15:51
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I still cant get 7 to talk to Vista, and XP ingores both of them. Ubuntu just quietly cries in the corner...

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  Reply # 503403 8-Aug-2011 15:59
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Yes please, Windows 7 and OSX. ARRGH!




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  Reply # 507347 16-Aug-2011 15:01
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My family fight over time on the one Internet-enabled computer. I believe a wireless network will bring harmony into my home--everyone can be connected at the same time, anywhere in the house, and I also won't have to deal with any unsightly wiring.

Also I wan't to be able to wirelessly stream all my music to my stereo and hear my favorite tunes through real speakers if that is possible.

For those reasons I believe this book will help me. Thanks 

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