Ie connection sharing

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by lankester, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. lankester

    lankester Guest

    HArdware :

    1 pc running xp with pci adsl modem. realtek network card with cable to hub port 1. Cable from hub port 2 to wall mounted panel,cat 5 down to office to another panel,cablt to pc 2 running Me.

    network is working fine

    Problem : i am unable to browse the net from pc 2(me) even though i have a icon in the task bar saying internet gateway connected, when i say browse i am able to view 2web sites currentley NME and ebay if i pt in any other web address i just get back error unable to find page.

    any ideas, hints/tips


  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    This could be an MTU problem. Try lowering the MTU on the XP machine (I think). Instructions can be found if you search the forum I believe.
  3. lankester

    lankester Guest

    Mate just tried altering mtu following distructions and guess wot still does not work?? Thanks anyway
  4. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

    West Lafayette, IN, USA
    You running any software firewalls on either of the computers (like ZoneAlarm)?

  5. lankester

    lankester Guest

    i have firewall activated via windows (i have checke the box to allow others on network to use internet connection)and pc-cillin 20002 with firewall enabled.
  6. lankester

    lankester Guest

    BUGGER ME!!!! Praise the Lord,

    Its working,

    It apperars that one fundamental piece of imformation was never passed on, or does not apply in all cases. Basically i followed the advice and tutorial given in earlier post, at the time i have only been rebooting the CLIENT machine , never has it said reboot the HOST pc, but due to some maintenace i had to carry out earlier today i had to turn both machines off. I then powered the client pc on then the Host, not expecting to see great things for the IE on the client machine i gave it a whirl.............the rest is history.

    Thanks to all that have given there input.