FAQ: Network Management

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FAQ EXPERT: Laura Hunter is a network administrator and technical trainer. A Microsoft MVP, Laura has spent many years working in the trenches of network design, administration and user support, and has earned a myriad of vendor certifications, including MCSE, MCT, CNE and CCNA. She is presently a senior systems analyst for a major American university, where she is spending the better part of her waking hours planning for a Windows XP client roll-out. If you have a Network Management question, check below first to see if Laura may already have answered it.

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Frequently Asked Questions: NETWORK MANAGEMENT

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  1. Can I use a server for everyday activities like web browsing?
  2. What's the most efficient way to defrag to avoid data loss?
  3. Why are my client computers having trouble connecting to shared printers?
  4. How do I set up my desktop to be a server and my other PCs as clients?
  5. What are the drawbacks to setting up a domain instead of a basic workgroup?
  6. How do we install extra drive space on our LAN?
  7. How can I determine which ports are running on a Windows machine?
  8. Why does it take so long to connect my Win XP machine to a domain?
  9. Why does my Win XP machine keep getting knocked off the server?
  10. How do I set up DNS for my internal domain?
  11. Is frequent defragging damaging to your hard drive?
  12. Is there a guide to help me configure Win 98 and Win XP on my home network?
This was first published in December 2004

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