Sharing files on a network


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Sharing files on a network

The Network system preference is where you set up a variety of services for connecting your Mac to a local network and the internet. So, let's take a look. Back to the System Preferences and select Network. Along the left side of the window, you see any services capable of networking. In most cases, you'll see Wi-Fi and either an Ethernet entry or a Thunderbolt Ethernet. You also may see a Bluetooth entry as we have here. Any service that is currently working will read Connected.

We have Ethernet one connected, Wi-Fi is connected, and those that are not connected read Not Connected and of course they show this red icon. If you select Wi-Fi, you'll see its status. So, it will tell you it's either connected or it's not connected. At this point, you can turn Wi-Fi off if you like just by clicking Wi-Fi Off, and it disappears. You notice it says Off and then it changes to this red dot. We'll turn it back on, it will seek out my network, and there it is. Now, speaking of ...

Sharing files on a network
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Sharing files on a network provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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