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New computer can't access cable network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jlisak, Jan 1, 2002.

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  1. jlisak

    jlisak Thread Starter

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    I have a new computer running Windows 98 and an old computer running Windows 95. When I connect the new computer to the cable modem and run Explorer, I get a message that it cannot display the page. I also do not get an IP address or default gateway from Adelphia. But if I attach the old computer to the cable modem, everyting works fine.

    All of the Network Neighborhood settings match between the two computers.
     
  2. Rockn

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    Check your settings in Internet Explorer. Go to tools>internet options and the connections tab. Click the LAN settings button and make sure none of the boxes are checked for proxy server.
     
  3. jbcalg

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    the computer name should be different, workgroup name the same

    walk through the practically networked set up, see if there's a step missed or incorrect setting

    can each PC ping itself at 127.0.0.1 ?

    [edit: doh - i'm assuming a PC network - but sounds like you want each PC to access the internet separately? or is there a hub or router somewhere?]
     
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