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Hi, we have a server running win2k server edition.  The network, for the server, is hardwired and we'd like to switch it to wireless.  Could someone give me a general guideline about what steps need to be taken (software and hardware) to accomplish this?


Thank you very much


Steve
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my advice...don't! avoid using wireless unless it is neccesary, there are many pitfalls with wireless in a domain environment such as link speeds and initial connections, if you have a wired setup keep it.

if that doesnt work for you
http://www.utexas.edu/its/wireless/install/index.html

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/wireless.mspx

i reiterate that you will have many problems with wireless as your main network with a domain...... we have an access point for guest users and thats it
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Jay thank you for your comment sorry I haven't responded in a while.

Steve
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Thats no problem at all

hopefully i was of some use
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