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How To Access The Internet Thru A Hub???

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#1
HI. I have a router and 2 pc is connected to it. one win2000 and one xp pro. they can see each other through the workgroup but my problem is I can't access the internet by using the win2000 pc. how do I set this up. when i ping the static ip address i get a reply. packets are sent and received too. my observation is the xp pro pc when i checked the ipconfig, there is a suffix for the DNS, IP address data, subnet mask and the default gateway BUT for the win2000 pc, i only get the IP address data and subnet mask, no DNS suffix and default gateway.
Please help. Thank you.
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#4
OPS! blank reply...

anyway, add the DNS manually to my win2000 pc copied DNS from xp pro pc? aside from the dns, what else? thanks.
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#5
do you have the router configured as a DHCP server? It should automatically assign it, anyways, you can manually assign IP, subnet, gateway, and DNS servers. I do on all my PC's.
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#6
how do i setup the router as the DHCP server? i did manually added the 2 DNS i got from the ipconfig result of my xp pc to my win2000 pc, in process of restarting it.
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#7
lets go back a few steps, are both PCs connected to the same router, or is there a hub involved? I'm coinfused as to why one would receive DHCP and the other doesn't. Is the DHCP client service running? Firewalled?

The router should be a DHCP server by default.
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#8
the 2 pcs are connected to a router only (is a router and a hub different? )... I don't know how to check if the DHCP server is firewalled. i appreciate your assistance.
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#9
yes a router and hub are different :)

Make sure both PC's are set to receive IP's and DNS automatically, should work. I mean is there a firewall on the PC that isn't receiving the DNS info?
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#10
the 2 pcs are setup to receive IP's an DNS automatically but my problem is when I click on the Internet Explorer, it can't access the internet but both of the pcs can see each other thru the workgroup. i am really at a lost here... :(
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#12
for the win2000, since i added manually the DNS, the DNS are showing but no Default Gateway. for the xp pc it has the same DNS and it has a Default Gateway.
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#13
you need to add the gateway, that is why it cannot connect to the internet. You didn't have ICS on the PC before did you?
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#16
did manually added the gateways, IP address i got from the ipconfig /all from the same pc and the subnet mask. i will restart the pc then... tnx.
 

percy

OSNN Senior Addict
#17
... i checked the ipconfig /all data and it shows all the data i inputted.. Internet Explorer cannot still access the internet.. Hu, hu, hu, :( :(
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#20
yea, but I wanna see if it can resolve a name, not just internet explorer. e.g, nslookup google.com or ping google.com,
 

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