Quick Network Problem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DragonHeart, May 11, 2003.

  1. DragonHeart

    DragonHeart OSNN Addict

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    Just a quick network question soo i hope someone can help out.........

    Ok i have 2 Pc's both running xp, the main pc sends files etc and searches in game browzers ok and works fine, the problem is with the second pc and it surfs the net but doesnt send files or connect to online game servers ??????

    I have Norton Firewall running on main pc but ive allowed the second pc to be able to have access.

    Can someone help as to what i need to do to make both work fine ??????????

    Thx for any help in advance .....................
     
  2. SkazzyUK

    SkazzyUK XP-erience Oldie

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    Run network wizard and enabled filesharing on both? set an ip for both?

    Skazz
     
  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Sending/receiveing files and playing on/hosting game servers may require you to forward the appropriate ports to the second computer.
     
  4. DragonHeart

    DragonHeart OSNN Addict

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    Hi,

    Thx for ur replys but how do i go about sending the ports to the second pc ???????? as i have no clue lol

    Both are running Win Xp if thats any help........
     
  5. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    It should be somewhere in the properties of ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) which are located in you Internet network connection.