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Networking windows xp and windows 2000

I currently have a home network with 2 XP computers on it. I want to add a windows 2000 computer and I want to be able to share files and printers. Do I need to do anything special to add the windows 2000 computer?

Can someone please provide me instructions on how to do this.

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Un-install the network card and move it to a different slot.
If you have a cable modem connection, turn off the computer, turn off the cable modem, and wait a few minutes. Turn on the cable modem, and then turn on the computer.
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>The error message is misleading in that it has nothing to do with permissions or
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>The steps above have to be repeated on every computer present in the Network.

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