New to Networking ....................

  hmws 14:26 30 Oct 06

I would like to connect a laptop running Windows XP Pro to to a Win98SE machine for file sharing only as neither have CD Writer and only one of the machines has USB.

I have a PCMIA card installed on each laptop and a Crossover cable to link the two. (I am assuming there being a green light on each PCMIA card and the fact that the Crossover cable is new there is no problem there).

Is there a step by step guide to creating a network available somewhere, perhaps even in one of the older issues of PC Advisor?

I spent a couple of hours the other evening without any success so I am clearly doing something wrong.

Any help you can give me would be appreciated.


  postie24 16:49 30 Oct 06

hmws click here

  Danoh 21:02 30 Oct 06

- search for the above within this forum or the internet.
E.g. click here

  hmws 07:44 31 Oct 06

Thanks very much for your help, got it sorted last night.

  Danoh 08:50 31 Oct 06

Great work, hmws!
For the benefit of other readers, would you care to post how you sorted it?

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