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Cadeau

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Hi . I have 3 computers in the house networked together with Microsoft Network Client. The problem is computer 3 will not show computers 1 and 2 in the Network neighbourhood and therefore files are not accessible, but computers 1 and 2 shows computer 3 in the Network Neighbourhood and files can be read off computer 3 by computers 1 and 2. I tryed all the trouble shooting procedures but to no avail. What elts should I try ?

Ps All 3 computers are running Windows 98 SE

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Install the NETBEUI protocol on all computers, it's available in network properties.
 

Cadeau

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Ok , this is getting wierd. I have been working on this problem all week and it just dont make sence. I am able to ping all computers from each computer but computer 3 still refuses to show computers 1 and 2 in the Neighbourhood network. Computers 1 and 2 see's computer 3 . I even went out and bought a new ethernet adapter. Any more suggestions??
 

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Johnwill, ok I will do that but do you mean add Netbuei with the other protos that are already there? or just all alone??
I know only the minumim when it comes to networking.
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You just install it in addition to the other protocols. It requires no configuration, so once it's installed, you're on your way. The files necessary for NETBEUI for XP are in the VALUEADD directory of the CD, or here's a direct download link with a nice batch job to put the two files in the proper places: http://www.onecomputerguy.com/software/xp_netbeui.zip
 

Cadeau

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Well Johnwill I added the netbeiu but the same problem exists. computers 1and 2 won't show in the neighbourhood network on computer 3 but all 3 computers can ping each other. Anything elts I should try?
 

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Well, if you have NETBEUI on all of them, it's somewhat of a mystery! :D

Can you use the search command on Computer 3 and find computer 1 or computer 2 by name?
 

Cadeau

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I can use the find computer search and type in the names of the other two computers and they are both found! Is there some type of a security level featch that i should be choosing?
PS all computers are still able to ping each other..
PSS I have one other piece of disturbing info that may be a help. I am not able to save my password in dial up . Maybe thers a clue.
 

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Johnwill, i fixed the problem. I formatted and reinstalled win 98se . every thing if working fine now. Very wierd problem. \thanks anyways!
 

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Must have been something corrupted in the networking area. All's well that ends well. :)
 
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