OK - I set a new network for the first time. I am able to connect to the internet from my WIN98 Desktop & Laptop to my XP desktop DSL connection. I am trying to share files and printers but the XP machine does not know it is on a network, nor do the other machines. When I use the network wizard it says this computer is not connected to a network.
When i setup my router it set up its own Local Area connection pro /100ve. It did not use my original DSL connection PPPOE.
Now I have messed with the proprties of the LAN connection and added Sevice Advertiseing & file & printer sharing & internet protocol. I don't know what I am doing so i am doing everything.