[pcductape] Win98 network setup

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 20:02:11 -0800

Hi Pam,
This is for the Win98 machine.
save it.
I'm still looking and finding a lot of stuff. :O)
Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble

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Configure Client for DHCP
To configure the client computer to obtain an IP address from the Host computer,
follow these steps:
  1.. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double click
Network.
  2.. Click the TCP/IP component installed for the Network Adapter on you LAN.
  3.. Click Properties.
  4.. On the IP Address tab, click Obtain IP address automatically.
  5.. On the WINS Configuration tab, click Use DHCP for WINS Resolution.
  6.. On the Gateway tab, remove any gateways that may be installed.
  7.. On the DNS Configuration tab, click Disable DNS.
  8.. Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes if you are prompted to
restart the computer.
If you prefer to assign the client IP information manually, or feel that the
DHCP is not functioning properly, refer to the section entitled How to Assign a
Static IP Address later in this article.
How to Assign a Static IP Address
Before you can assign a static IP address, you will need the DNS configuration
information from your ISP. Or, on the Host computer, click Start, click Run,
type winipcfg, and then click OK. Click ICShare Adapter, click More Info, note
the DNS server address, and then click OK. After you obtain the DNS setting,
follow these steps:
  1.. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click
Network.
  2.. Click the TCP/IP component installed for the Network Adapter on you LAN.
  3.. Click Properties.
  4.. On the IP Address tab, click Specify an IP Address.
  5.. In the IP Address box, type 192.168.0.x (where x is a number between 2 and
254).

  NOTE: The IP address should be one that is not currently in use by another
computer on your LAN.
  6.. In the Subnet Mask box, type 255.255.255.0.
  7.. On the WINS Configuration tab, click Disable WINS Resolution.
  8.. On the Gateway tab, type 192.168.0.1 in the New gateway box, and then
click Add.
  9.. On the DNS Configuration tab, click Enable DNS, type the host computer
name in the Host box.

  NOTE: The Domain box can be left blank, and note that the computer name is
case-sensitive.
  10.. In the DNS Server Search Order box, type the IP address for your HOST
computer (usually 192.168.0.1),, and then click Add.NOTE: If the HOST IP address
does not work properly, try using your ISP's DNS server IP address.


  11.. Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes if you are prompted to
restart the computer.


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