A windows workgroup is an adhoc network of computers that are placed in the same LAN subnet and communicate using NBNS,Browser and the SMB protocol. Workgroups are used to share files/devices over the network in an adhoc manner with no centralized management.

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Will the use of domain controller be beneficial over using workgroup in a IT company of 10-15 people

We are a company of 10-15 people and are planning to take a server with windows 2008. We would like to know if it is beneficial to use the domain controller instead of configuring a workgroup. What ...
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How to rename machines after image install

Today I am deploying 20 brand new Dell workstations. These will all be for public use at a local library and will be replacing 20 older workstations, which will be moved to another branch of the ...
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Can a Workgroup name have embedded spaces, or should it be one word only?

The workgroup here has two words, rather than the single word like MSHOME. Is there a problem with it having an embedded space?
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Sharing directories in a Windows Workgroup

What is the best way to share and give permissions to certain users/computers in a workgroup? Does each user need the same account/password on every computer to have access to each others shared ...
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MS SQL 2005 — backing up to a shared directory

I have a SQL 2005 virtual machine running Windows 2003 on a 2008 server under hyper-v and I need to start backing up my databases to a shared folder. I have created similar backup jobs in other ...
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Windows Workgoup - is there a way to centrally install a software?

I have a client server application - intended for use in workgoups. The server is a web application, clients are .NET 2.0 based desktop applications. Is there a way to push/force the setup of the ...
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At what point does a Domain suit a network better thatn a workgroup?

At what point does a Domain suit a network better than a workgroup? Is there a threshold below which a domain is simply too much work for benefits gained? Is there a point after which a workgroup is ...