Chapter 3. Project 2: Sharing Files, Printers, and Other Stuff on Your Network

Now that your computers are communicating, you can turn to the task of starting to do something useful with them. In Chapter 2, “Project 1: Making Your Computers Talk to Each Other,” you went through your first project. In this and subsequent chapters you will continue to take the steps required for particular solutions. This chapter looks at how to share files, printers, and other devices among the computers in your home network.

Running the Network Setup Wizard

To get your home network ready to share information and equipment, you need to run the Network Setup Wizard once on each computer in the network. Before you work through the following steps, you should think ...

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