Solved

Workgroup internet access

Posted on 2004-10-14
6
214 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I am having problems accessing the internet on one of my computers on my network. I have a workgroup network setup up with 2 computers both running Windows XP. Both computers can share files and printer services and work fine except for the usb shared internet connection. The computer with the usb connection connects to the net with no problem but the other can't. I have checked all the relevent boxes in the internet connection properties to allow shared connection but still no luck. I have looked in internet properties in internet explorer and no boxes are checked and no lan settings are enabled. The worgroup is called 'mshome' and the 2 computers are 'dell' and 'compaq' its the compaq computer that can't connect through the dell. the dell ip settings are Lan:
IP Address: 192.168.0.1,
subnet mask: 255.255.255.0,
The net settings are:
IP Address 82.1.152.92,
subnet mask: 255.255.255.0,
Default Gateway 82.1.152.254,
DCHP: 62.255.224.20,
DNS Server: 194.168.4.100 and 194.168.8.100,
The compaq settings are:
IP Address: 192.168.0.2,
subnet mask: 255.255.255.0,
all other boxes are clear. Anyone help? the internet connection is a usb ntl cable modem.
0
Comment
Question by:magic230
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:marc_nivens
ID: 12307422
The default gateway on Compaq should be 192.168.0.1.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:adamdrayer
ID: 12309003
Have you actually followed along a "how-to" guide to ICS?
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/sharing.htm
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:sr_millar
ID: 12309302
Have you set these IP addresses manually?  Normally you should just leave them on DHCP (obtain IP address automatically) and it will work like that.
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:magic230
ID: 12311894
I have tried the gateway as 192.168.0.1, when opening internet explorer it seems to try to connect to the dell computer but then just says the page connot be displayed. It doesn't connect if I let it obtain the IP address automatically either.
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
abu_deep earned 125 total points
ID: 12313880
First of all u have to check the connectvety between the pc ,just ping 192.168.0.1
From the Compaq,,, if u get a reply then the link between the both is fine if not ,,then we will deal with it later.


Now let ,,the second step is to ping external site from the Compaq  like www,yahoo.com but ping it using it's ip address which is  216.109.117.109
If u get a replay then it's DNS issue and u have to enter the DNS values at the properties of network connection on the Compaq ,

Just make it identical to the DNS of the DELL which are DNS Server: 194.168.4.100 and 194.168.8.100,
0
 

Author Comment

by:magic230
ID: 12317809
Excellent guys everything now working, Cheers!!!
0

Featured Post

Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever set up your wireless router at home or in the office to find that you little pop-up bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of Windows read "IP Conflict - One of more computers on the network have been assigned the following IP address"…
Greetings, Experts! First let me state that this website is top notch. I thoroughly enjoy the community that is shared here; those seeking help and those willing to sacrifice their time to help. It is fantastic. I am writing this article at th…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

731 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question