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.