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How do I activate AppleTalk in OS X?

AppleTalk is Apple's networking protocol that allows Macs to share files and printers over a network.

Activation Steps:

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences 
  2. From the View menu, select Network.
  3. Next to "Show:" or "Configure:", select your Ethernet option (e.g., Built-in Ethernet).
  4. Click the AppleTalk tab.
  5. To activate AppleTalk, place a checkmark in the box next to Make AppleTalk Active. Similarly, to de-activate AppleTalk, remove the checkmark from this box.
  6. Click the Apply Now.

Appletalk Network Settings