Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting to a Wi-Fi network, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-901) Part 5: Networking.
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- Once you've got an SSID up and running.…It's now time for us to get our clients to connect to that…guide.…So I'm going to this within a Windows environment and then…I'm going to show you something really kind of cool in a…scary way called WPS.…So here I am in my Windows system I got a wireless network…card in here life is good.…So what I wanna do is first of all I wanna actually find…the wireless networks.…So you see this little icon right here.…This is our wireless connections.…And we just click on that guide and now we can see a survey…of all the wireless networks that are available.…
You'll notice that they are two here at the top and these…are ones I'm in control of.…New total which is a 802.11n WPA2 network.…And then there's a little backup one an 802.11g…that is completely unsecured and that's why you…see that little exclamation point right there.…So anyway lets try a connection now normally I would just…hit connect but I wanna show you something first.…First of all if I hover over it you'll see that it gives me…
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The fifth, networking, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers provides an introduction to networking by exploring cables, network IDs, IP addresses, and ports. He explains how to deal with a DNS, configure a router, and set up a wireless network while applying security standards. He also discusses Internet connections, including dial-up, broadband, wireless, and more.
Note: The six courses designed for the CompTIA A+ (220-901) exam preparation include core processing, core hardware, peripherals and building a PC, displays and printers, networking, and laptops and mobile devices.
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- Working with network cables
- Establishing a local area network (LAN)
- Communicating using ping and ipconfig
- Dealing with a DNS
- Configuring routers
- Setting up a wireless network
- Troubleshooting internet connections
- Connecting to a desktop remotely
- Transferring files and selecting file sharing options
Skill Level Beginner
1. Essentials of Networking
2. Local Area Networking
Introduction to TCP/IP15m 4s
Network IDs and subnet mask11m 53s
Dynamic IP addressing9m 59s
Special IP addresses4m 38s
Ping and ipconfig7m 15s
TCP, UDP, and ICMP3m 51s
Port numbers4m 37s
Working with connections6m 24s
Understanding DNS12m 5s
Dealing with DNS8m 19s
Windows naming9m 2s
Configuring routers10m 37s
Advanced router configuration14m 47s
3. Wireless Networking
4. The Internet
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