[pcductape] Re: HTML Test 2 now networking with Win2k

  • From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 09:10:31 -0600

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.


>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
>| 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

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