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Posted on 2004-08-05
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i have 2 computers connected in a wereless network thro a router. both computers can access internet but my downloads speed decreased a lot (from 50 or more kbps when one comp was connected directly to cable modem to less then 1 kbps now) and also when i go to "my network places" and to view workgroup computers only the computer that im on is there? both coputers are in same workgroup "Mshome"

please help...

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Question by:knin4c
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by:GATOR420
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Can you ping the other computer from the workstation you are view My Network Place from?
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by:knin4c
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im not sure...how do i do that?
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wonsteroca1 earned 125 total points
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first what operating system are you running?

If XP/2000 (do this on both computers)
1. goto Start -> Run
2. type "cmd" without the quotes and press enter
3. A dos command prompt windows should pop-up.
4. type "ipconfig" without the quotes and press enter
5. make note of the IP Address field
6. type "ping " the ip address of the other computer
      ie: ping 192.168.1.1
7. if you get a reply then the connection to your network is good

Try that first.

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by:knin4c
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hmm its giving me some weird stuff here...

ok so i have 2 comps in "network" (thats not working) one ip is 192.168.0.2 other 192.168.0.3

192.168.0.3 is connected directly to cable modem and when i " ping 192.168.0.3 " it works ok when i " ping 192.168.0.2 " on that same comp it doesnt work

the other one ,192.168.0.2, is connected thro wireless router and on that one i can't ping any one of them

now im realy confused here.....i hope ur not....
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