Parallel Port and Serial Conflicts??
Posted on 1999-01-08
My question is as follows.... I have an ethernet network set up over Win95 between two computers. I am able to connect to one of the computers using Direct Cable Connect in Win95 using a Parallel Cable. This all works fine. The problem occurs when I try to connect remotely to the Server computer over a modem. Basically what happens is if I am connected over the Parallel cable I am unable to get and answer using Microsofts Dial up server. And vice-versa if I am connected remotely with modem the Parallel port is locked out and I cannot connect over the Parallel cable. A little confusing here but I have tried to explain exactly what is happening.. ANY IDEAS??? Is there some way of overcoming this?? Seems to me to be some sort of PORT priority conflict or something.
Any help will be appreciated,
Thanks in advance