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Hooking up W95 - W98 in network

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August 8, 2010 2:52:27 PM

1.Do both computers use the TCP protocol?

2. Doesn't W95 use the IPX?

3. I use a Hub/ broadband router: Do connect both computers via Ethernet to the router...

4. Or,,,, do I hook both computers to a Switch and then link the Switch to the Hub?

Neighborhood Network gives me error messages. Not showing network.

Doug

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August 8, 2010 7:14:21 PM

1. make sure TCP/IP and NetBIOS protocol is installed on both

2. IPX/SPX was used for Novell Networks

3.+4. either will work

check the Neighborhood Network after you set the workgoupe name and enabled sharing. they will need an IP number which they shold receive from the router.
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August 9, 2010 12:57:06 AM

Emerald said:
1. make sure TCP/IP and NetBIOS protocol is installed on both

2. IPX/SPX was used for Novell Networks

3.+4. either will work

check the Neighborhood Network after you set the workgoupe name and enabled sharing. they will need an IP number which they shold receive from the router.


Emerald, thanks for answering. Your info DID help. I can now :

* See W95 from W98 Network Neighborhood..BUT'

* Can't connect to W95 from W98. Error: "Desktop 95 not available. No logon servers available to
serve log on request"

* Also, can't see W98 from W95 computer ...
doug

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August 19, 2010 12:49:32 AM

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August 19, 2010 12:50:11 AM

Emerald said:
1. make sure TCP/IP and NetBIOS protocol is installed on both

2. IPX/SPX was used for Novell Networks

3.+4. either will work

check the Neighborhood Network after you set the workgoupe name and enabled sharing. they will need an IP number which they shold receive from the router.



Thanks much! got them 'talking' to each other. Doug
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