I think from now on we're going to start calling you Bob Event Viewer Noble! I've been running XP Pro for a year now and only pulled that thing up once and couldn't figure out what the heck it was saying so I never opened it again. Guess I like doing things the hard way? Cheers! Sandi http://pcductape.topcities.com/ SciFi Artwork news://news.annexcafe.com/annexcafe.phoenix.assemblers PCD-Offtopic group-(clean!) pcd-offtopic-subscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 1:31 PM Subject: [pcductape] Re: HTML Test 2 now networking with Win2k | | Hi Pam, | In the xp machine, control panel, administrative tools. | Look for the event viewer. | You want to look in the system and the application logs for errors. | Right click an error and left click prosperities. | | It will tell you something of the error that you will have to decipher. | | You would also look in this area to make sure your puter is running correctly. | | I don't know if Win2k has this option or not? | | What I found was my xp machine was assigning an IP address out of the assigned | range, when it was on auto. | | Bob Noble | www.sonic.net/bnoble | ----- Original Message ----- | From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx> | To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> | Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 7:10 AM | Subject: [pcductape] Re: HTML Test 2 now networking with Win2k | | | | | | I didn't change/view anything in the XP machine since it was the Win2kPro | | machine that got the new nic and is the server. XP is on my laptop that I | | don't use on a daily basis so I am not very familiar with its OS. I'm | | game.... lead the way. | | | | Pam | | | | | | | | > | | > | | >Hi Pam, | | >Have you checked the event viewer logs in adminstistrative tools in xp? | | >I solved a network problem I had from there. | | >Some of the errors pointed to my network problem, and once I | | >figured out what | | >they were saying, I was able to solve it. | | > | | >Bob Noble | | > | | > | | >| MessageOk, here goes. I have a Win2k box acting as server, with a win98 | | >| client and a winXP client. Not too long ago I took the Win98 box offline | | >| because of some trouble it is having, totally unrelated to this | | >problem. I | | >| had an older nic in the Win2k box that only allowed 10 Mbps | | >speed. It ran | | >| perfectly, ICS worked just fine, only problem was speed. I | | >installed a new | | >| nic, no problem... so I thought. If I leave the XP box set to obtain IP | | >| automatically, which is how it was set with the old nic on the | | >server, then | | >| it can't find the server. But if I set the IP manually then | | >they both can | | >| see each other, I can share all files, access the printer, etc., but when | | >| set to manual the ICS doesn't work. I'm sure it is something I | | >overlooked | | >| because I am NOT a network person, but I went as far as my | | >knowledge can go | | >| to find out what I didn't set correctly. | | >| Any suggestions/guidance definitely appreciated. | | >| | | >| Pam | | >| | | >> | | | | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to | | pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field | | OR by logging into the Web interface. | | | | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to | pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field | OR by logging into the Web interface. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.