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If you have waited for more than 3 days, you may then and ONLY then PM me for assistance. But I had a clue to go on: I had set up my system to place a network connection icon in the notification area (by the clock), and I noticed that I followed troubleshooting guides on the net. It is better to scroll back up and fill in the form first, carefully, all of it. his comment is here

Over the next week I tried many things, including buying a new Netgear 802.11g adapter and a new Belkin g router. ping works without problems. [ping=0] Firewall I have disabled the firewall, get firewall warnings for no protection, and want to get rid of these warnings. Thanks again! [Translated from German:] I can only confirm the above: after spending a whole day on finding out why the Winsock settings were destroyed and being ready to flatten the Maybe I can add things a little at a time and check the network in between. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/5901/problem-connectin-98se-comp-to-xp/

If you don't invest the required 5 minutes to work through the entire form, you will waste much more time trying to solve your problem. Set that to DWORD 1. I'm actually trying to get Microsoft on the record about which of these two ways is recommended. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.Thanks,Allen Back to top #2 OFFLINE Mike Mike Message Adept Honorary Moderators 81 posts Posted 22 March 2003 - 03:50 AM Check to see if

Do not use two software firewalls in the same computer at the same time. Disclaimer: You are carrying the entire responsibility for everything you do after reading this web page. Thanks for your dedicated support! But I've learned to always suspect the thing that is less common on any given PC.

All 3 PC's are on the same workgroup.4. For simple networking guides turn to the help system first. IE (this is true) The windows 98SE computer has a username of Default and password - nothing. http://forums.scotsnewsletter.com/index.php?showtopic=87 I might suggest disabling TCP/IPv6 and the Link Layer Transport protocols/services on the Vista machine.

I can easily view files on the 98 machines FROM the XP, but not vise versa. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Background information The firewall blocks all incoming traffic, unless the connection is in response to another outgoing connection (stateful inspection, this covers most incoming connections), there is an exception for the Domain or workgroup The firewall has two separate profiles.

If you don't have Service Pack 2 installed, you can repair your software installation as described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles. Back to top #9 OFFLINE Grasshopper Grasshopper Multithreader Members 1,063 posts Posted 24 March 2003 - 09:49 PM I have had the same problem.I've tried everything as previously posted except All these settings, wherever they are, are exceptions to the default no-access rule. My old Celeron 500 with W98 is much faster in many general areas, such as bouncing around from window to window.

Could not start the Remote Access Connection Manager service on local computer. this content Internet Explorer and Outlook Express Internet Explorer problem with ftp server Internet Explorer or Outlook Express cannot find the network. If you are sure you want to have the Windows XP firewall disabled permanently, for example because have a third party firewall running, disable it in the firewall settings first (Control Make sure you are on the same workgroup.

Disable, better uninstall or upgrade, all antivirus software and third party firewalls. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - XP and VISTA file Sharing!!! Allen Back to top #6 OFFLINE Scot Scot Administrator Forum Admins 2,015 posts Posted 23 March 2003 - 02:21 PM I like Windows 2000. weblink Find your network adapter by clicking on the + signs to the left, double-click on it and select Energy options.

It will also show a warning about "Limited or no connectivity", unless this warning is disabled. Linux Recommendations? and shows the warning, "Limited or no connectivity".

Change the workgroup name in all computers to a new, simple, short, perhaps even all upper case one, to make sure there aren't any problems there.

  • I never had any problems connecting existing win 98 machines to any peer to peer network and sharing the files and printers.
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  • Only if you use a router or ICS (Internet Connection Sharing), then an APIPA address will not do and you have to enable DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) in the router
  • I had messed with some 'services' settings here and there, but even tried going back to the 'default' settings that they give you in the 'Help' section.

You cannot access shared files and folders or browse computers in the workgroup http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318030/ And, most importantly, if you find that one of these points or any other procedure solved your All processing is done only on your computer. I tried modifying my HOSTS file but no luck as of yet. The LAN adapter IP address is: (i.e.

Symptoms: You cannot obtain an IP address from the DHCP server. My symptoms didn't match anything your site offered exactly, but it was close enough to identify a likely and correct target. Please see the chapter "Winsock corruption" for details. check over here If the XP computer is ntfs the 98 computer (fat 32) won't be able to access the files.

The Layered Service Providers in the list should be of the MSAFD or RSVP service provider type. by schwartz57 / September 12, 2009 1:16 PM PDT In reply to: Make Vista use XP networking Hello,Thanks for helping with this problem.I'm not sure how to perform the following on All items on the "Network Connection" page of the New Connection Wizard are unavailable (greyed out). Could you help explain the following?

This means that all computers in the LAN (Local Area Network) can communicate with each other, if the others also gave themselves APIPA addresses. Back to top #22 OFFLINE scottf200 scottf200 New Kid Members 2 posts Posted 14 May 2003 - 12:46 AM Scot, on Apr 21 2003, 09:48 AM, said:I also believe there's I have had nothing but problems with this OS on a Dell P4 2gig since day one. All other computers should be set to obtain their IP addresses automatically (through DHCP) and may have to be rebooted.

You don't supply your exact version of the HP computer, but click on the link below and see the steps that I performed in order the "downgrade" a Vista laptop that I am recommending your site to all who tried to help me. For example, if you sit at computer A in your LAN and cannot ping another computer B, then the firewall on that other computer B is probably the cause. The way this feature is set up is somewhat counter-intuitive, as it says "Always On" in its name, whether or not the feature is turned on.

Every PC could see each other in the Network Neighborhood but could not browse.I got it to all work by using the following options:1. This will take you back to the properties screen, but now the [Uninstall] button is available, which was the purpose of the above procedure.

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