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Can't see the network

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by chompas, Nov 19, 2004.

  1. chompas

    chompas Private E-2

    I have 2 machines directly connected, to share internet, the server has static ip and the other a dinamic one. I can share internet without problems but if I went to My net sites (or whatever is called in english) i can only see my PC, and not the other one, both re under the same workgroup, but i can't get that to work to be able to transfer files from one pc to another.
  2. evilevets

    evilevets Sergeant Major

    Make sure the subnet is the same.

  3. cat5e

    cat5e MajorGeek

  4. chompas

    chompas Private E-2

    Yep, the subnet is the same but i can't see the other pc, i have checked that page but nothing, some other suggestion?
  5. Nitrowing

    Nitrowing Specialist

    Don't shoot me if I'm wrong but this is how mine is set up...

    Main computer (MAIN)
    2nd computer (2nd)

    main has 2 network cards [one connected to internet (A), one connected to 2nd (B)]
    (MAIN) Network Bridge should be manually set up as, subnet is automatic (
    (2nd) Network Bridge should be manually configured as, same subnet, Default Gateway, DNS Servers should be set at the same as MAIN(A) [ & is mine]

    cat5e - I've posted this a few times - I know it works (on my home network, with WinME, W2K and XPhome & pro anyways!! ;) ) would you concur on it being a proper setup?
  6. chompas

    chompas Private E-2

    I have only one network, the dsl modem is USB, I've tried looking for drives but nothing. I really dont know what to do
  7. foogoo

    foogoo Major "foogoo" Geek

    It is my understanding that that can share the net, correct?
    Is sharing enabled?
    Try a search for the other pc or go into explorer and type the name in the address bar (ie \\CompName)

    By the way what are the IPs?
  8. chompas

    chompas Private E-2

    My ip is the other is dinamic.
  9. foogoo

    foogoo Major "foogoo" Geek

    i know you said dynamic - what range? what is running DHCP for you?
  10. chompas

    chompas Private E-2

    what u tried to mean is that the other pc doesnt have an IP, windows changes it every times it restarted, i've tried using a statip ip but i start having problems sharing internet so i come back to that configuration again

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