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Networking All-in-One For Dummies by Doug Lowe

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Chapter 7

Configuring Other Network Features

In This Chapter

arrow Setting up network printers

arrow Using a network printer’s web interface

arrow Mapping network drives

After you have your network servers and clients up and running, you still have many details to attend to before you can pronounce your network “finished.” In this chapter, you discover a few more configuration chores that have to be done: configuring Internet access, setting up network printers, configuring email, and configuring mapped network drives.

Configuring Network Printers

Before network users can print on the network, the network’s printers must be properly configured. For the most part, this task is a simple one. All you have to do is configure each client that needs access to the printer.

tip Before you configure a network printer to work with network clients, read the client configuration section of the manual that came with the printer. Many printers come with special software that provides more advanced printing and networking features than the standard features provided by Windows. If so, you may want to install the ...

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