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Networks

Stand alone computer

Is not connected to networks
All applications have to on the hard disk
Has to be connected to its own hardware such as printers and scanners
Data is stored on a hard disk or another external device
Advantage- user has sole use of the machine and…

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Ring

All computers are connected to each other in a circle.
The data passes from one computer to the next all the way around the ring
until it reaches the destination computer




Bus

All workstations, printers and the file server are connected through one
single cable.
Signals move through the…

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LAN shares computer data in a small area whereas WAN's share computer
data in a large area.
LAN for home sharing but a Wan is for large companies sharing.
Wan needs a external connection to connect computers together
WAN's use ISP (internet service providers) to transfer data and files

Virtual…

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