Workgroup (computer networking)

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In computer networking a work group is collection of computers connected on a LAN that share the common resources and responsibilities.

Work group is Microsoft's term for a peer-to-peer local area network. Computers running Microsoft operating systems in the same work group may share files, printers, or Internet connection.[1] Work group contrasts with a domain, in which computers rely on centralized authentication.

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  1. ^ "What Is a Workgroup in Computer Networking?". compnetworking.about.com. Retrieved 2014-04-17.

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