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Windows 98 SE + Router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Onalinux, Sep 29, 2008.

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  1. Onalinux

    Onalinux Thread Starter

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    I was cleaning up and I unearthed my monster of a PC, which ran a Windows 98 SE. I just got it prepped but it won't connect to my router. Which my previous Kubuntu did. I have a D-Link router which I connect to with a CAT5 cable. I checked the Interwebs, but all those remedies were ineffective. Help please?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    First, run this Automated WINSOCK Fix all Windows Versions.


    Next, I'd like to see this with a known good cable connecting this to a good port on the router.


    Start, Run, COMMAND to open a command prompt:

    In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following command:

    IPCONFIG /ALL >c:\IPCONFIG.TXT

    Open c:\IPCONFIG.TXT in NOTEPAD, copy and paste all of it in a message here.

    If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
     
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