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What is a Network on computers ?

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Asked by Shri Kumar, 11 Jun '10 08:09 am
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A network is basically a set of two or more articles that are linked so the computers can share resources, such as printers, software, and internet connections. Networked computers can also share files without having to transfer data using a disk or data key. And users of networked computers can also communicate electronically without use of the internet.

Computers within a network can be linked several ways: though cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites, or infrared beams. There are also three basic types of networks: Local Area Networks (LANs), Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), and Wide Area Networks (WANs).



Local Area Networks
A Local Area Network (LAN) is basically a smaller network that's confined to a relatively small geographic area. LAN computers are rarely more than a mile apart. Examples of common LANs are networked computers within a writing lab, school, or building.

Within a LAN network, one computer is the file server. This means that it store ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 11 Jun '10 08:20 am

 
  
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Know about network and networking tools at
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Answered by Prabhdeep, 15 Jun '10 02:26 pm

 
  
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