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LAN problem

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by syho, Oct 10, 2003.

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  1. syho

    syho Thread Starter

    Jun 25, 2003

    I have a LAN problem, wel all start when i have to change my HD (the last died) I install win98 with no problem but when I want to see the others PC's in the LAN they don't appear I have to use a explorer an type the IP of the others PC's, also when I want to find the others PC's searching by name win98 dosen't find them but from others PC I find the PC that I formated

    I check the configuration of the others PC's and thy are the same anybody know why it happend?

    The PC is a IBM pl300 with the LAN card incorporated could it be the problem?
    before my HD died it works fine

  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    First off, in TCP/IP properties, check that NETBIOS over TCP/IP is enabled. If that doesn't fix it, try installing the NETBEUI protocol on all the machines.

    What you're describing is a name resolution issue, since you can establish connections with the other PC's.
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