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Integrating Macs® into Windows® Networks by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 9 Installing and Updating Software

By this time, you’ve probably provided your network’s Macs with Internet access, e-mail, and home folders and printer access, but you may have left them with no more applications than came with them. If that’s Apple’s default selection of software, including the iLife application suite, users will be fully equipped for e-mail and chat, browsing the Web, and consuming and creating multimedia content (from songs to movies and DVDs), but they’ll be lacking applications to actually process words, crunch data, or create presentations encrusted with enough bling to dazzle a plague of management consultants.

In this case, you’ll probably need to install at least some applications on your network’s Macs. Ideally, ...

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