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I spent 2 weeks on this and i cant fix it still!

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Memizex

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#1
Ok, i have Windows XP Pro on one computer and Win 98se on the other. I have it setup both computers are connected to a hub and the hub is hooked up on to the Modem. they both can Ping eachother but we cant see eachother on Network Neighborhood or Places. i got XP's Firewall down as well as mine to be able to ping eachother. I use Zone Alarm. When i try to set everything up it tries to use these crappy wizard utilities to network. I Know its software problems, and i cant figure it out. I also cant figure out how to configure sharing like i was in 98 on XP, it tells me i should put stuff in the share folder but i cant password protect my drives if i network them, i think they call this the advances Share Utility, advanced my crack! Well if anyone can help please!!!!!!:confused:
 
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max

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#2
I set all my IPs , Subnets Domain/workgroup manually BUT you still have to run the XP wizard

I dont know why or what it does but it does something .....


You have to run the XP wizard !!
 
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MiseryQ

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#3
I found that "wizard" to be a pain in my ass since it set thing s up the way it wanted... I wanted to use "non-routable" addresses and it set my server up for 169.*.*.* addresses... However it left the addresses as I set them on the workstation... I tried using it a few times more then just set them up manually... The wizard set up the properties for sharing but that can be done manualy too.. Just right click > sharing > then "don't use blah blah wizard" and accept the nasty warnings, Ok maybe I just remember it like that" and you should be set...
 
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Hitzero

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#4
hi there,
ok,,
so if you have used the Network Wizard, did u used the Network Wizard Disk install in Win 98sec ?..

if you used the Disk Wizard thingy, it won't have a problem.

i have exactly computer like u . One WinXp Pro and Win 98sec.
 
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max

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#5
I have the same 98 - gateway

and XP as a client

I installed ICS on the 98 box, set the network properties in XP, ran the wizard , tell it the machine is part of a LAN - bingo -- Networked


I have never used the wizard floppy disk

Static IP's non-routable .. runs excellent for me
 
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baddger

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#6
ON my buddies pc he had the same problem and it was zonealarm that was causing it, have you tried to disable it and see if you can access? Also i think there are some XP updates for zone alarm to fix this problem
 

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