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ethernet cable
a set of software and hardware rules or protocols for linking computers together to form LAN
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wireless
wireless is the term used to describe any computer network where there is no physical wired connection between sender and receiver, but rather the network is connected by radio waves and/or microwaves to maintain communications
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network
The purpose of a network is to enable the sharing of files and information between multiple systems
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powerline
uses the existing mains power circuit in the house for data transmission.
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router
This is a hardware device that routes data (hence the name) from a local area network (LAN) to another network connection. A router acts like a coin sorting machine, allowing only authorized machines to connect to other computer systems. Most routers
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LAN
Stands for "Local Area Network," and is pronounced like "land" without the "d". . A LAN is a computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university,
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WAN
Stands for "Wide Area Network." It is similar to a Local Area Network (LAN), but it's a lot bigger. Unlike LANs, WANs are not limited to a single location. Many wide area networks span long distances via telephone lines, fiber-optic cables, or satell
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ISP
Stands for "Internet Service Provider." In order to connect to the Internet, you need an ISP. It is the company that you (or your parents) pay a monthly fee to in order to use the Internet
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wireless network
Wi-Fi is the technology used for wireless networking. If your computer has a wireless card, it is most likely Wi-Fi compatible.
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wireless is the term used to describe any computer network where there is no physical wired connection between sender and receiver, but rather the network is connected by radio waves and/or microwaves to maintain communications

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wireless

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The purpose of a network is to enable the sharing of files and information between multiple systems

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uses the existing mains power circuit in the house for data transmission.

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Card 5

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This is a hardware device that routes data (hence the name) from a local area network (LAN) to another network connection. A router acts like a coin sorting machine, allowing only authorized machines to connect to other computer systems. Most routers

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