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a failure to communicate!!! (networking troubles)

Discussion in 'Networking' started by ihatewinME, Oct 9, 2003.

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  1. ihatewinME

    ihatewinME Thread Starter

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    i have been trying to network 2 computers together for playing games. 1 windows me. 1 windows 98 (hp ed). The cards are in correctly the cord is a crossover. I ahve tried netbuei and tcp/ip protocols and even microsoft networking wizard. They will both be set up properly "by the book" and the computers will fail to communicate with eachother. nothing will happen. i managed to see the other computer in "my network places" using microsoft netwroking wizard but could not access.

    both network cards are realtek

    Could someone please tell me what should i do?

    could someone who actually knows what they are doing tell me how to tcp/ip crossover network my computers........
     
  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Well lets see your IP configurations.

    Open up a Dos Prompt on each machine and type:

    ipconfig /all
     
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