Computers won't talk...friendship problem.
Posted on 2004-03-20
2 computers involved:
1: Home built, Windows XP pro, AMD Athlon 2200+, 256MB DDR, etc 10/100MB port on mobo.
2: Fujitsu Seimens, Windows 98, Intel Pentium III, 128MB, PCI Fast Ethernet
Network using 10/100 switch
Ok, situation as follows:
Comp 2, after manually setting IP and subnet mask, will ping computer 1 successfully. Comp 1 registers received data thru network. Comp 1 will not ping any address except 127.0.0.1 and own IP. Comps 1 & 2 will not find each others comp names through network search. Using different hardware configs, nothing really happens. What am I doing wrong? No real urgency, just this is beginning to annoy me slightly.