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Computer Networks on Windows Pc

Developed By: Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology

License: Free

Rating: 4,0/5 - 119 votes

Last Updated: April 17, 2024

Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 10/11 PC & Laptop

App Details

Version 1.4
Size 11.2 MB
Release Date December 10, 23
Category Education Apps

App Permissions:
Allows applications to open network sockets. [see more (5)]

What's New:
upgrade support for android 13 [see more]

Description from Developer:
Computer Networks is a very helpful app to learn networking basics concepts. App has 4 layers of TCP/IP protocol suite covered with detailed explanation and diagrams. It has the be... [read more]

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About this app

On this page you can download Computer Networks and install on Windows PC. Computer Networks is free Education app, developed by Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology. Latest version of Computer Networks is 1.4, was released on 2023-12-10 (updated on 2024-04-17). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 10,000. Overall rating of Computer Networks is 4,0. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 119 users, 1 users had rated it 5*, 71 users had rated it 1*.

How to install Computer Networks on Windows?

Instruction on how to install Computer Networks on Windows 10 Windows 11 PC & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install Computer Networks on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, LDPlayer, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Before you start, you will need to download the APK/XAPK installer file, you can find download button on top of this page. Save it to easy-to-find location.

[Note] You can also download older versions of this app on bottom of this page.

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install Computer Networks using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Open the APK/XAPK file: Double-click the APK/XAPK file to launch BlueStacks and install the application. If your APK/XAPK file doesn't automatically open BlueStacks, right-click on it and select Open with... Browse to the BlueStacks. You can also drag-and-drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen
  3. Once installed, click "Computer Networks" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Note 1] For better performance and compatibility, choose BlueStacks 5 Nougat 64-bit read more

[Note 2] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install Computer Networks on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. Drag the APK/XAPK file to the NoxPlayer interface and drop it to install
  3. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "Computer Networks" on the home screen of NoxPlayer, just click to open it.


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Computer Networks is a very helpful app to learn networking basics concepts. App has 4 layers of TCP/IP protocol suite covered with detailed explanation and diagrams. It has the best computer network books listed in the reference section. Goals and application of computer network used in various fields can be learned very easily using this app. The app helps you understand the concepts of the OSI reference model and the advantages of computer networks. The app shows a list of tools and commands you can use to do the practice of computer networks. Basic computer networking fundamentals topics available in the app contains all the necessary interview questions solutions. Uses of a computer network for business, home, and mobile users are beautifully explained here with nice diagrams. App has simple and easy to use UI and free to download and works offline. You can share the app with your friends and family members using any of the messaging app available on your phone.

Added Computer Networks videos

Computer Networks topics covered in the app are:

Introduction to Computer Networks and Internet
- Types of Computer Networks
- Internet
- Protocols in Computer Networking Basics
- Transmission Media
- Network Topology diagram
- OSI Model Layer Architecture
- TCP-IP Protocol Suite

Application Layer
- Network Applications and its Architecture
- Processes Communicating
- An interface between a Process or Socket
- Addressing Processes
- Transport Services available to Applications
- User-Server Interactions or Cookies
- Web Caching or Proxy Server
- File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
- Electronic Mail in the Internet (EMAIL)
- Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
- Comparison of SMTP with HTTP
- Mail Access Protocols (POP3 and IMAP)
- Domain Name System (DNS)

Transport Layer and its Services
- The relationship between Transport and Network Layers
- Multiplexing and Demultiplexing
- Endpoint Identification
- Connectionless and Connection-Oriented Multiplexing and Demultiplexing
- UDP Segment Structure
- Principles of Reliable Data Transfer
- Reliable Data Transfer - rdt1.0, rdt2.0 and rdt2.1
- Protocol Pipe-lining
- Go-Back-N
- Selective Repeat
- TCP Segment Structure
- Flow Control
- Congestion Control
- TCP Slow Start

Network Layer
- Routing and Forwarding
- Network Service Model
- Virtual and Datagram Networks - Connectionless Service
- Routing Architecture
- IPv4 Datagram Format
- Introduction to IP Addressing
- Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Network Address Translation (NAT)
- Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
- IPv6 Datagram Format
- Link State Routing Algorithm (Dijkstra's Algorithm)
- The Count to Infinity Problem
- Hierarchical Routing
- Broadcast Routing

Link Layer
- Services Provided by the Link Layer
- Link Layer Implementation
- Error Detection and Correction Techniques
- Multiple access links and protocols
- Multiple Access Protocols
- Pure ALOHA and Slotted ALOHA Protocol
- Ethernet
- Virtual LANs
- Ethernet frame structure
- Bit and Byte Stuffing
- Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

Computer Network Tools and Commands covered in the app are:
- Subnet and IP Calculator
- Speedtest.net
- Pathping
- Route
- ping
- tracert


This App is developed at ASWDC by Deep Patel (160540107109), and Sweta Daxini (160543107008), CE Student. ASWDC is Apps, Software, and Website Development Center @ Darshan University, Rajkot run by students & staff of Computer Science and Engineering Department.

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upgrade support for android 13
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