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Can I delete Appletalk?

Can I delete Appletalk?

Can I delete Appletalk?

I have a computer running 2000 professional that continually gets an Event Id 15 error for Appletalk.  This computer does not communicate with Mac in any way.  If I deleted Appletalk, would it affect the operation of the computer in any way?

RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

No  (not even macs use Appletalk in OSX, and it is optional in Mac OS 9.x)

I tried to remain child-like, all I acheived was childish.

RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

Is that No it will not affect the system or No I should not delete it.  

RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

You will never miss it if you unbind Appletalk

I tried to remain child-like, all I acheived was childish.

RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

go ahead and remove it.  

you would only need it if you wanted to access an appletalk legacy system, or printer.

MacOSX does support AppleTalk although it attempts Appletalk over IP first.


RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

I'm getting the same Error 15, but we do need to be able for Macs to access the network.  Nonetheless, you say this is safe to remove because it only applies to legacy computers and printers, right?

If so, please tell me if the following steps are correct to remove it: Add/Remove Windows Components --> Other Network and File Print Services --> Uncheck File and Print Services for Macintosh.

Lastly, what would I do if I DID want legacy Macs to connect?  Is there another way to fix the error?

RE: Can I delete Appletalk?

Appletalk MIGHT be in use even without a Macintosh around; the
Appletalk protocols are implemented in a bunch of networkable printers, and
are important to 'discover' those printers as being connected
and available.

The old Laserwriter and Laserwriter II were market-defining products in
their day, and a lot of their influence is still around.

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