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Unable to set IP address in Network

TomTurn
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Last Modified: 2013-12-23
On one of our recently upgraded ( i.e. W3.11 to W95 )
 W95 machines I am unable to set up TCP/IP networking.

 Within the NETWORK CONTROL PANEL I am unable to enter
 IP addresses in the TCP/IP Properties dialog box.

I can't enter the IP address, the gateway address or
the address of the DNS server. I can change the Host
name and the Domain name. But I can't enter any
IP address or network mask.

When I click on the appropriate field
I do not get a flashing cursor and when I type anything
the machine beeps as if the keyboard buffer is full.

The machine originally worked with a TCP/IP stack over ODI drivers under Windows 3.11. When the user upgraded to W95 they continued to use the ODI drivers
and existing TCP/IP stack.

This worked fine until they downloaded a new version of Netscape Navigator.

At this point the old TCP/IP stack stopped working and they got into a mess.

I got involved after they had deleted the old ODI drivers, TCP/IP stack and associated networking software.

I tried to set up what I call our standard W95 installation using MICROSOFT TCP/IP in the network control panel.

But as I say I am unable to edit any of the address fields.

Peer to peer networking is fine using Netbeui or IPX/SPX. We can share printers and files with the rest of the office.

I have also deleted all references to the network card in the control panel. Rebooted the machine and reinstalled the card. Same problem.

Yesterday I reinstalled W95 from the upgrade disks.

Same problem.

Any thoughts?

Tom.
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