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That would certainly turn the system off--unless it was a laptop, in which case I'd have to remove the battery as well. The “Local Area Connection” icon in the system tray of each computer states that there is a connection.The Computers (3 of them): Start > Network Connections >1 – Connected. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - yes by ultimateguy / March 20, 2005 9:20 AM PST In reply to: workgroup setup Yes they're all the same. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-xp/xp-home-woes.php

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One word of caution: For reasons I don't fully understand, Network Magic's system requirements make no mention of Windows 7. Aug 13, 2003 Notification Area and Network Connection Woes... If you put the string in quotes, Google would search for that specific string of words. Hey, we don't do bland around these parts!

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  3. After shutting everything down and unplugging for 5 mins the two computers still do connect.
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  5. We disabled IPX/SPX for the wireless ethernet, and after rebooting it worked.
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Any new suggestions to get my main PC to be able to see my other PCs? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Searching for the desktop computer name, it cannot find it. (yes the >workgroup name is the same on both). >3. I only use I.E.

It was a setting on the router. I even re-installed WinXP on it to see if that would help but no. TerrysComputerTips.com · Hosted by TurnKey Internet · Copyright © 2006–2017 by Terry A. Does that make sense?

Ask a question and give support. We made sure IPX/SPX was added to the LAN connection. Ask a question and give support. You might not have permission to use >this network resource.

I just ran the network setup wizard. It turns out the IPX/SPX was enabled for the laptop's ethernet and wireless ethernert. V_R posted Jan 20, 2017 at 9:34 AM WCG Stats Friday 20 January 2017 WCG Stats posted Jan 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM LG teases new G6 smartphone Becky posted Jan Sorry There was an error emailing this page.

Vaught Comment Post Cancel Mike McClanahan Registered User Join Date: Aug 1999 Posts: 343 #5 01-21-2004, 07:24 PM Franj1 has it correct. Check This Out Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I disabled the Norton firewall, and then saw an icon in the bottom right for the "Internet Gateway".

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If there's an XP box in the mix, problems like Nayana's are all but inevitable. The operational/connected computer (this one).Network ConnectionsLocal area connected (Shows with a small lock icon. Thanks!!!

check status there.Don't remember if they need a reboot or will connect without it.

I downloaded the Fix program you mentioned, dug my old zip drive out of the boxes (we just moved) and tried it on #3 (the laptop and least important computer) but I suggested that he: Make sure you're all on the same Workgroup. The software is compatible, but I suspect Cisco may have halted or abandoned its development--probably because of Windows 7 networking features like HomeGroup. Abarbarian posted Jan 20, 2017 at 12:02 PM Orange 'Thread Starter' highlight on Avatars.

My Gateway refused to run I.E.7, crashed my Media Center, would not let me connect to the Internet, and generally ran very slow. NetBIOS over TCP/IP: Make sure that it's enabled on all computers. -- Best Wishes, Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking) Please post any reply as a follow-up message in the news group Price decreases & usage increases are great, but... [TekSavvy] by HiVolt354. have a peek here We have also had cables give us fits on this and changing the cable (possibly a length issue - too short?) made it go away.

Click the Windows 7 tab. I tried what you suggested but unfortunately it did not take. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Thanks, Tom, Tom said that he could not ping the the other compuers from his computer. -- by name - or by ip address?

Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. There may have been other problems I didn't wait around to find out about. I can't promise a response, but I'll definitely read every e-mail I get--and do my best to address at least some of them in the PCWorld Hassle-Free PC blog . On the same screen, the adapter is shown as >enabled and with what looks like proper IP addresses. > >On the desktop, both the desktop and the laptop are found listed

It sees it is connected at power up and it goes and tries to talk to it (for what reason, we have no idea). By the way, WinBubble lets you tweak about a zillion other Windows settings. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Home network woes This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. While I use NetGear the instructions will probably be the same as they are on »Road Runner HSI Forum FAQ »How to setup RoadRunner with a Linksys Router.

Announcement Collapse No announcement yet. This discussion is locked            sarah-bn Level 1 (0 points) Q: Windows / iMac networking woes Both my Windows XP and iMac 10.5.8 are on the same workgroup ("WORKGROUP"). Boot up NT4 or Win2000 WITHOUT being connected to the ECOM (disconnect at the PC end), then connect the cross over cable AFTER the o/s has booted. Tech Tip It was probably listed as TCP/IP v6 service.

Also, my Win 2000 machine wouldn't connect to the Athlon 1.2GHz. I don't know what netbios is. So what option do I have left?