BB connection help!!!!

  rickf 14:13 28 Mar 04

Hi All, I recently had to buy a new 4 port ADSL modem router as my old one suddenly died. After setting it up and configuring it, it worked on 3 of my comps straight off. 3pcs and a laptop are all connected to this modem via RJ45s, one of my pcs however keeps showing "page cannot be displayed, server not found" I have looked at the lan card on this comp, a p4 2000 and all settings look fine. Also nothing under device manager. Can anyone suggest anything? The lan card is reported as working properly. Thanks.

  rickf 14:16 28 Mar 04


  anon1 14:17 28 Mar 04

One thing springs to mind. does the non working pc belong to the same workgroup as the others?

  rickf 14:19 28 Mar 04

Yes, it should as I have not done anything to it. They all worked with thw demised modem. BTW, OS on all systems is XP

  rickf 14:27 28 Mar 04

Any more ideas people? Input much appreciated.

  rickf 14:35 28 Mar 04

Perhaps later when there are more people on the forum. No contributions at the mo.

  rickf 15:59 28 Mar 04


  rickf 16:05 28 Mar 04

still hoping someone can help.

  rickf 21:41 28 Mar 04


Did you follow the same process for all the machine's?

Can you ping/connect to the router?

Is there a firewall on this machine?

  DAG88 23:16 28 Mar 04

check that the cable isnt damaged by switching them around. its easy to overlook the obvious.

also try connecting a different pc to the port that the PC that inst working properly uses to see if there is a problem in the router

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