Recent content by davmail

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    2 Pc's on LAN via Crossover Cable

    I ran the 'wizard',all I can see in Network Neighbourhood is MY PC!!!,yet ADSL connection is ok, and I have the Local Connection icon in taskbar.Wierd.
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    2 Pc's on LAN via Crossover Cable

    Hi,thank-you all for your replies,I have enabled the guest account.In My Network places it only shows my PC,the '\\computername' does not work, I will keep trying though, as its strange we can share ADSL etc, but not 'see' one another.
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    2 Pc's on LAN via Crossover Cable

    Hi I have connected my sons pc with mine with the above connection,he can share my ADSL connection fine, we run 'Borg Chat' ok and can chat and send files etc, we have 'shared' all the selected folders etc on each machine(Both xp)but the computers do not 'see' one another, how can we see and...
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    Unlimited broadband

    Pipex.... Can't beat Pipex,£23.99p a month,(512k)fast speeds,hardly any outages, if they do its BT.Been with e'm 2 years now, would not change. :D
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    Networking 2 pc's....

    Brilliant!Many Thanks.Just what I needed.Cheers........
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    Networking 2 pc's....

    :rolleyes: Yes, I want to share the internet connection if possible,I have an ADSL usb modem,I don't want anything complicated as its to connect my sons pc with mine,and I will use a 'crossover' cable to connect the two,but just not to sure as to how to set it up once the two are connected by...
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    Networking 2 pc's....

    :) Hi, I am going to try to connect 2 pc's via 10/100 Ethernet,both computers have one, both are running XP Home,I guess all I need is a crossover cable to connect,how exactly do I go about it?Which PC do you run the Network Connection Wizard on first????Any help would be greatly appreciated...
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Would you believe it!Under a flap at the front of the tower unit was a removable hard drive caddy!It had come loose,I put it back in,and away she went,amazing, never though of looking in there!I will always check now in the future.Thanks to all you guys for your help.2 happy old folks.
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Many thanks for your offer, but I should be able to get it going,cheers anyway. :)
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    No problem,cheers,thanks for your help.
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Its an AMD K6 pROCESSOR, 10gb hard drive,64mb ram, should be ok.Anyway its trashed now!they can't use it.
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Brilliant! Cheers, will let you know how I get on,hope I get it going as they are a nice old couple, and they miss their games on it.Thanks.
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    this may seem an amazingly stupid question,how do I write protect floppy???
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Thank you all for your help,I have the Original Win 98 CD,WITH the ORIGINAL manual WITH serial number on it,its a matching pair!!!Can I install that if all else fails????Thanks.
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    Win95 Virus in Boot Sector!!

    Hi, have found the Win98 Manual with the serial number,should I now be able to use the 'start up' disk,use CD Rom support and install the Win98 system on it???