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WLAN - 10 laptops - Win XP Pro

WLAN - 10 laptops - Win XP Pro

WLAN - 10 laptops - Win XP Pro


I'd be grateful for some help/input.

Scenario is:

I have recently been tasked with a project of setting up 10 "student" laptops (running XP Pro) so that they can communicate wirelessly with one another and run software that gets sent to a "tutor" machine that collates the answers.

One method is to create a workgroup, another is to purchase a wireless 3G router and another to have one machine with a 3G dongle/pcmcia card connected and the others pool their resource.

I'd really appreciate any assistance anyone can give me.  I've been given a pretty short deadline.

Oh! The laptops also need to print (I was thinking this could be connected to the "tutor" machine and the students chare this folder)

I would be VERY grateful for any tips or ideas / how to

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