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7.1. Setting Up a Workgroup

Connecting two computers to form a basic peer-to-peer workgroup is remarkably easy with Windows Me, as long as you have the proper equipment, drivers, and an hour or two. Ideally, you should be able to set up a functioning workgroup in less than ten minutes, but that doesn't include fishing for drivers, resolving hardware conflicts, or running a cable through your attic.

Although there are many types of local-area networks, network adapters, drivers, and operating systems, we'll be dealing only with the most basic peer-to-peer workgroup and using only the software that came with Windows and some inexpensive 10base-T Ethernet hardware.


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