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Build Your Own Home Server: Introduction Page 9


By M.A. Dockter of PCMechanic

Choose the drive to which you want to map that folder, then make sure the "Reconnect at logon" box is checked, so that the drive is remapped every time the client is started. Just click "okay," then follow Window's instructions.

Setting up printers on Clients.
Right-click on each printer you wish to share with your client, and choose the "Install" option. If the printer is set up correctly on the server, all you must do is answer a few questions. If you wish to print from DOS programs, I suggest you capture the printer to an LPT port.

That's it! You're done. You've setup a kickin' home server for a little pocket change invested in software.

This article was originally published on Oct 11, 2000

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