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Apple Mac and PC

Can Apple Mac talk to PC over TCP IP? or does it have to be Apple talk? I've got a small network with mostly windows and one Apple Mac. it's a workgroup, does apple mac need to be in the work group if so how do you set it?
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Gurukhel
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Gurukhel
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cooleditCommented:
hi, Gurukhel

You'll need to add Appletalk on the Service appletalk through the Windows installation disk.

Select install - Service's choose have disk.
pick the appletalk....

There is a tutorial here:
http://www.macwindows.com/tutwinnt.html
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NetworkArchitekCommented:
Hi Gurukhel,
Is this OS X? If so then no you can punt AppleTalk and that is what I would recommend.

Cheers!
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ridCommented:
Apple and PC can communicate using TCP/IP.

Not all PC operating systems can understand AppleTalk.

File sharing between Apple/Mac and PC is another question. With OS X you could probably use Samba.
/RID
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