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Install File Server for Macintosh

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To install File Server for Macintosh

  1. Open the Windows Components wizard.

  2. In Components, click Other Network File and Print Services (but do not select or clear its check box), and then click Details.

  3. Select the File Services for Macintosh check box.

    To install Print Server for Macintosh, you can also select the Print Services for Macintosh check box.

  4. Click OK, and then click Next.


  • To open the Windows Components Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove programs, and then click Add/Remove Windows Components.

  • Certain Windows components require configuration before they can be used. If you installed one or more of these components but did not configure them, when you click Add/Remove Windows Components, a list of components that need to be configured is displayed. To start the Windows Components Wizard, click Components.

  • You must have an NTFS partition installed before you install File Server for Macintosh.

  • When File Server for Macintosh and TCP/IP are installed, the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) over TCP/IP is enabled automatically.

  • If you have not already installed the AppleTalk protocol, the protocol is installed automatically when you install File Server for Macintosh.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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