You can set up a local area network (LAN) using a broadband modem and
network cables, or you can set up a wireless LAN (WLAN) using a wireless
router or access point.
A Network Connections Wizard guides you through the process of setting up
a computer network and connecting to other networks.
Active Management Technology (Intel AMT or iAMT
enhanced tools for management of networked computers. This Intel AMT
software is available on some Dell computers. See "Managing Networked
Computers With Intel
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Local Area Networks (LAN)
A local area network (LAN) connects two or more computers with each other
through a network cable connected to each computer. This type of computer
network generally covers a small area. A LAN can be connected to another
LAN over any distance through telephone lines and radio waves to form a
wide area network (WAN).
Networks (LAN, Wireless, Mobile Broadband)
Active Management Technology" on page 168.
To learn more about networks, see Windows
→ Help and Support.