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Insider Power Techniques for Microsoft® Windows® XP by Austin Wilson, Scott Andersen, Geoff Winslow, Paul McFedries

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Administering Your Network

Once your network is set up, you can start using it immediately to share resources, including files, folders, programs, and peripherals. Your starting point for all of this is the My Network Places folder, discussed next.

Using My Network Places

You can get to My Network Places using any of the following methods:

  • Select Start, My Network Places. (If you don’t see My Network Places on the Start menu, launch Control Panel’s Taskbar And Start Menu icon, select the Start Menu tab, click Customize, select the Advanced tab, select the My Network Places check box, and click OK. Now you can select My Network Places from the Start menu.)

  • In Windows Explorer, click My Network Places in the Folders list.

  • In the Network Connection window, ...

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