Chapter 8. Accessing and Sharing Network Resources
In This Chapter
- Accessing Shared Network Resources
- Mapping a Network Folder to a Local Drive Letter
- Creating a Network Location for a Remote Folder
- Accessing a Shared Printer
- Sharing Resources with the Network
Many home and small office networks exist for no other reason than to share a broadband Internet connection. The administrators of those networks attach a broadband modem to a router, configure the router, run some ethernet cable (or set up wireless connections), and then they never think about the network again.
There’s nothing wrong with this scenario, of course, but there’s something that just feels, well, incomplete about such a network. Sharing an Internet connection is a must ...