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Two computers via crossover cable help!!

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December 27, 2009 2:56:27 AM

I connected two machines via a crossover cable and gigabit ethernet adapters.

First problem was that I saw two connection, my wireless (fine), the wired was "Unidentified Network".

So I fixed this from a post on these forums using these settings:

Computer 1
IP addr: .............192.168.1.100
Subnet mask: ....255.255.255.0
Gateway: ...........192.168.1.101

Computer 2
IP addr: .............192.168.1.101
Subnet mask: ....255.255.255.0
Gateway: ..........192.168.1.100

Now in Windows 7 Network and Sharing Center I have my wireless (no problems), and TWO networks using the wired connection!

1) "Network" with a type "Home Network" joined to homegroup (cool!)
2) "Unidentified network" with a type "Public network".

How do I remove the second/"unidentified public network?

It's been a long time since I have touched network settings. Any help would be great!

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Anonymous
December 27, 2009 8:26:57 AM

I don't know the solution, but I also don't quite see why it's a problem.

Just use one of them.
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December 27, 2009 11:27:23 PM

The problem are the IP adress, you can't assing the .100 and .101, try with the .102 and .103.

And the gateway must be the same 192.168.1.100 or 101
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