Networking XP & ME

  steve63 21:16 30 Dec 03

Am setting up network between XP & ME. One slight problem. On clicking Network Set Up Wizard on XP, no wizard appears (wizard ok on ME). Any ideas anybody.

By the way, I do not have any recovery discs to re-install XP if the wizard has been accidentally removed.

Can ping from ME to XP but not XP to ME?

  Rennaissance 21:31 30 Dec 03

if you make a network disk with ME, as it would tell you during the wizard, run that floppy on the xp machine. Does the wizard come up then?

  LeadingMNMs 21:39 30 Dec 03

Try turning off any firewalls and then try pinging again.

  howard60 21:55 30 Dec 03

I generally set the ip address manually - on the main pc ie the one connecting to the net I set to 192 168 0 1 subnet mask 255 255 255 0 and then on the other pc 192 168 0 2 same subnet. Then put 192 168 0 1 in the gateway and dns on the second machine.

  steve63 22:23 30 Dec 03

Rennaisance - Thanks for tip but ME disc will not run on XP system.

Leading MNms - Thanks, turned of firewall on XP and got a ping response, but still have problem of getting wizard to work.

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