More Ways to Use Your Network
In This Chapter
Transforming your computer into a network server
Sharing folders with network users
Working in the Public folder
Sharing your printer
Using Office on a network
Working with files offline
Chapter 2 introduces you to the basics of using a network: logging on, accessing data on shared network folders, printing, and logging off. In this chapter, I go beyond these basics. You find out how to turn your computer into a server that shares its own files and printers, how to use one of the most popular network computer applications — e-mail — and how to work with Office on a network.
Sharing Your Stuff
As you probably know, networks consist of two types of computers: client computers and server computers. In the economy of computer networks, client computers are the consumers — the ones that use network resources, such as shared printers ...