[pcductape] Re: win2k to XP and 98 network

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 19:33:57 -0800

Hi Pam,
Let's review.
You have three machines hooked together, with 2k as the server and the others a
98 and a xp.

It all worked once, than you got a new network card for the 2k machine.
They will all share files, but now the ICS doesn't work at all on any of the

The fact that they share files means all the network stuff works on all the
machines or this just wouldn't happen.

So, I guess we are down to ICS. I would think we would have to start with the 2k
machine as I think you stated earlier.

Now, you did enable file and printer sharing on the dialup network, 2k machine?
I think this needs to be done to share ICS. It should have been there from
before you installed the new network card, but it doesn't hurt to check.

I think the real problem might be something to do with the new cards ID number,
which is internal, and is different from the old one, and this might be in some
call that makes the ics thing work. I think you stated that you have removed and
reinstalled till your blue in the face? :O)

Have you removed all the network stuff in 2k, rebooted and reinstalled?
Have you done this with the dialup networking stuff too?

I'll go over to the knowledge base and see what I can find on this.
Sometimes I get lucky. :O)

Bob Noble
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 1:12 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: win2k to XP and 98 network

| Exactly the problem.  Hopefully someone holds the key to both of our
| problems.
| Pam
|   -----Original Message-----
|   From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of DGrell7446@xxxxxxx
|   Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 3:01 PM
|   To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
|   Subject: [pcductape] Re: win2k to XP and 98 network
|   Pam
|    In an earlier mail (if I remember) you said that you changed out a old
| NIC and put in a new one, correct?
|    The reason I asked is that has happened to me on an old networked system.
| I had to change out one of the machines and it has a new NIC card, we were
| using ICS flawlessly with the old machine, now I cannot get the new NIC to
| talk over ICS, but it can share its files without a hitch. I still have not
| solved this mystery of why the new NIC will not connect with ICS like the
| old NIC. Will be interested in what solves your mystery (yes I understand
| the frustration too.)
|   Hang in there
|   Take care
|   De

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