Gateway pc network not working

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bball_1523

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I have the network settings and ethernet card, cable modem plugged in correctly with the correct computer setting for the network of two computers i got ( A and B). Both computers are GP6-450 Gateways, 450 mhz, 12.6 gb hd, 128 ram, cable modem. My computer(A) is working fine on the network. The other computer(B)'s network isnt working and I tried to apply the same settings to that computer(B) with the ones i got on mine(A). Recently B was fixed up and reformatted and completely erased of all its files because it had loading problems. Now i tried installing the network files and everything with the settings, but it doesnt work anymore. I got the NetBEUI, TCP/IP, settings in on B as A does. Still the network doesnt work. Can somebody please help me here, thanks.
 
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Ok, I'm not really sure how your trying to connect this all together. Are you running your cable modem into a hub/router/switch, and then from there into your two computers? I'll just assume this is the case. First thing is to try to ping your B computer from the A computer to rule out cabling problems. Open a ms-dos window on computer A and type "ping" space and then the ip address of computer b or computer B's name under the identification tab in networking properties. For example say your A computer had an IP address of 192.168.0.1 and B has 192.168.0.2, then you would type
ping 192.168.0.2

Let us know how it goes
 

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I got a hub connected, the weird thing about the networking is that i can see the computers from my computer(A), but from B, I can't see any computers. I did a find search on B for computer A and B and it found the names, but couldnt open the network folders and said an error message. Do I have to do something in the TCP/IP or isx?
 
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