You could setup a VPN without W2K Server. Go into your network properties. Make a new connection. Select Accept Incoming Connections. Uncheck Direct Parallel (LPT1). The rest is pretty self-explanatory. Although you can do it this way, you would be better off with W2K Server.
Q: How many Microsoft tech support people does it take to change a light bulb?
One to ask "What is the registration number of the light bulb?"
One to ask "Have you tried rebooting it?"
Another to ask "Have you tried reinstalling it?"
And the last one to say "It must be your hardware because the light bulb in our office works fine..."