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On both PC's I can see the other PC in network neighborhood. mdkuni, Dec 1, 2003 #11 cybertech Moderator Joined: Apr 16, 2002 Messages: 72,017 I was having the same problem and resolved it by using the 16 bit driver for the nic Step 5: Reinstalling network adapter software drivers To make sure all software related to the networking adapter is properly installed and linked, reinstall the software drivers. There still may be a connection problem. Check This Out

For notebooks, the light may be on the small network adapter cord that plugs into the PCMCIA card. Click here to join today! I used XP's foofy little "Setup my network because I am a cl00b13" thing to set its primary network name. Click Start, Control Panel, and click Network and Internet Connections. http://www.justskins.com/forums/windows-xp-to-98-a-176215.html

it's a fairly common issue.. If the network adapter is listed, but has a yellow exclamation mark over its icon , do one of the following: Software drivers and supportive files may be missing or corrupted. Stay logged in Sign up now! At the command prompt enter the following text: ipconfig /release_all Once you press Enter the command prompt should clear.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 25, 2005 i tried that solution but it didn't work.. Click OK to close the TCP/IP Settings window, and then click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties window. All rights reserved. PC World Forums > PressF1 > Networking between 98 and XP problems PDA View Full Version : Networking between 98 and XP problems Jamezo27-03-2004, 03:55 PMI already have a crossover network

Use the following steps to view Device Manager information and troubleshoot the error message: In Windows XP, click Start, right-click My Computer, and select Properties. The only system on the network that has resources which other systems shares its resources is the XP machine which is a fellow client connected to the server running Windows 2000 Please let me know if any one had already tried this. navigate to these guys Related Support Microsoft Article: "An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket" error message when you try to connect to a network (in English).

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... JohnWill, Dec 2, 2003 #14 mdkuni Thread Starter Joined: Nov 30, 2003 Messages: 40 I checked the indexing and it is already turned off. What I guess: Is it a browse master problem? Some Proxy software applications are: WinProxy WinGate Microsoft Proxy Server Netscape Proxy Server If the PC still cannot connect, continue using these steps.

Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-98-network-problems.183702/ The Microsoft article "Unable to Connect to Network Share When Netlogon Service Is Not Started" (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=262916) discusses this problem in the context of a Windows 9x computer connecting to a Windows note: PCs with Windows 98 and Me may need to be restarted more than once. If the network adapter is plug-and-play compatible, the software should automatically be installed.

flowetry Guest July 22nd,04:52 PM #2 Re: windows xp to 98 network problems you can setup the network without the wizard, For more and other information, go to http://www25.brinkster.com/ChicagoTech setup workgroup. his comment is here Select the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) name that matches the Ethernet Adapter name from the list of items for your connection. In this case wait until the service comes back. Step 6: Troubleshooting protocol settings This section is provided to help troubleshoot settings that affect Internet connectivity when support from the ISP is unavailable.

For consistent performance, once the cable/DSL device is working properly, do not turn it off. Go to Step 3: Examining the IP Address. Restart the computer and try connecting to the Internet again. this contact form The network card is not seated fully into its socket.

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In Windows 98 and Me, click the Device Manager tab.

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  • http://forums.techguy.org/t89171/s.html Bryan, Jul 30, 2002 #4 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.
  • For Desktops, remove the side-case, reseat the network card, and replace side case.
  • I can check later if you can't find the option.
  • If the PC cannot connect to the Internet, continue to the next step.
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  • Now windows 98 comes up with either of two messages "You do not have permision to access this share" or prompt for a password, it never has given me such prompts
  • Select Never dial a connection.
  • Corvus, Nov 30, 2003 #2 mdkuni Thread Starter Joined: Nov 30, 2003 Messages: 40 Yes file and print sharing is enabled Yes Client for Microsoft Networks is selected mdkuni, Nov

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! And accessing NTFS from a 98 based system is WRONG. Click Start, Settings, and then Control Panel. For most cable and DSL devices, this number is assigned to the PC automatically by the Internet Service Provider (ISP).

This article was of great help to me. Robert Guest July 22nd,09:14 PM #3 Re: windows xp to 98 network problems "flowetry" wrote: What kind of Internet connection do you have or will you get? Wait for PC to completely start up. http://olivettipc.com/problems-with/problem-with-the-local-network.html Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

If the PC cannot connect, continue using these steps. Thanks for all your help! mdkuni, Dec 2, 2003 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Reconnect the AC adapter to the cable or DSL modem and wait for it to reset completely.

Remove the side-case, set the jumpers on the card, and replace the side case. Are you running win xp home or pro ? In XP gop to help and support and in the search type "kbnetwork setup peer to peer Windows XP" and you will get some hits from the Microsoft knowledge base if Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3016 hp-feedback-input-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

Posting on MS newsgroup will benefit all readers and you may get more help. Turn on the PC, and wait for Windows to fully open. If you cannot connect, continue using these steps. In Windows 98 and ME, double-click Internet Options and select the Connections tab.

Please email it to me at [email protected] When I browse the 98 pc from the xp pc it is very very slow.