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 >>>>>\ 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. 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.