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How would you set up a public / private wireless network?

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I have to set up a wireless network for visitors to the building and employees of the building and am looking for ideas on the best way to do this balancing cost and security.  Visitors need to be able to print to some network printers and access the internet.  The employees need to print to those same printers (and others), access the internet AND access files on a server / shared PC (there's only 7 employees, so we could go with a workgroup / shared Win XP pro machine as the 'server').

Encryption on the wireless?  a nuisance for visitors that are only there for a few hours.
NTFS on the shared machine's files?  Is that ok to protect the data from wardrivers rather than encryption?
since they are both sharing the internet, they need to be on the same subnet?

thanks!
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