I have a computer running Win 2k and another running Win XP. I have a wireless router running between the two and...
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I am trying to get the network to work. I am also trying to share the Internet with this 802.11b 2.4 ghz router. I am running tcpip, netbeu, and ipx/spx. Both computers are on the same workgroup, but they cannot see each other. I tried pinging the IP address from one to another, but they are not sending receiving the packets. Let me know if you have any advice. Sharing the Internet connection and other Windows resources is not going to work if you don't have IP network connectivity first. It sounds to me like that's where you are stuck, since ping is not working. Try these steps to debug your IP connections.
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