Is there more than one computer in your home or office? Connecting them into a network boosts the abilities of every computer on the system.
Make team efforts out of big projects like creating reports and spreadsheets.
Free up space on smaller computers by centralizing large files like photos and music on one computer, where they can be shared by everyone, even at the same time.
Play multiplayer computer games on a whole new level, with each player on a separate computer!
Save money by sharing hardware. Networked computers can share the same printer, scanner, fax, even the same Internet connection. Family members can surf the Web at the same time, from different computers, all on the same phone or other service line!