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Can you use a Windows 8 Single Language computer in a LAN?

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    Windows 8

    Can you use a Windows 8 Single Language computer in a LAN?


    Hey guys, Good Day to all of you! I have a question that I really need the answer to: Can a group of computers (20-25 Units), all running Windows 8 Single Language, share files, printers and an internet connection via a LAN? I need to make sure that the OS I will be getting with my new machines will be able to do this. The cheapest license I could get for this is the Windows 8 SL? Is if up for the job? I also have 2 switches, a router and my internet source is from a cable modem.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Windows 8 Pro


    I provided free IT support for a youth group club , they had a group of Windows 8 SL machines working in a homegroup all sharing a wifi printer / wired printer , 3 bay NAS storage and the cable internet connection all of which went through a 16 port switch , a router and a cable modem.

    The only issue was they couldn't change the language pack on any of the machines , everything else worked like every other version of W8.
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Thank you!


    Thank you so much, Wullail, for your very informative answer. ;-)
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