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HELP ME!!! Local Network (windows) won't work!

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I recently bought and installed the Draytek Vigor 2200E Broadband router (with integrated 100BaseT switch). Two pc's are currently connected: one running on Win98 the other on WinME. Internet access works fine on both pc's, but they can't find eachother in Network Neighbourhood. Both have correctly configured tcp/ip protocols (i guess), Client for Microsoft Networks and Ethernet Cards installed. Both pc's can ping eachother, but they can't seem to find eachother. I tried network mapping, searching for computers...nothing. I also tried using WinME's home network wizard, but the program it writes on the disk crashes on the other pc, followed by something like "Operation cancelled due to restrictions blah blah. Contact your network administrator" or something. I also deleted the VPN protocols on both pc's that were needed to connect directly to the DSL modem. Both pc's show the microsoft networks login-dialog at startup and i entered a different name on both pc's. Still nothing. I also tried activating DHCP for WINS or something on both pc's but to no use. NetBios over TCP/IP is checked (and can't be unchecked) on both pc's TCP/IP settings.

I tried to give as much information as possible... Hope it's enough.

Please help me! I spent a lot of money on the router!

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