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Windows 7: How are ports used? How can I use them in my home network?

17 Aug 2012   #1

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How are ports used? How can I use them in my home network?

I've studied ports before while pursuing my undergraduate degree. However, the course was very broad and covered many fields of networking. I still do not understand how ports are used. What are some typical uses of them, especially in a home network?

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17 Aug 2012   #2

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 How are ports used? How can I use them in my home network?

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