AppleTalk is a protocol suite developed by Apple Computer Corporation for communication between Macintosh computers. Windows 2000 includes support for AppleTalk which allows Windows 2000 to be a router and a dial-up server. Support is natively provided as a service for file sharing and printer sharing.

For more information about AppleTalk, see "Services for Macintosh" in the Windows   2000 Internetworking Guide .