[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

XP ICS Error! >:(( 500 Points.

Posted on 2004-10-27
1
Medium Priority
?
231 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
Hy,

I have a lan LAN.

The first computer has 2 NIC's the first nick is connected to the calbe modem and it has the IP's provided by the ISP. The internet runs on this conputer very well.

The secound nick has the next config:
IP: 192.168.0.1
SM: 255.255.255.0

The secound NIC connects to a HUB with a streight-through cable.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The secound computer that runs WIN XP as well (the proffessional edition) has the next config:

IP: 192.168.0.16
SM: 255.255.255.0
GW: 192.168.0.1

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

When i try to set the "Allow other users to connect through this computer..." it gives me an error: Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) cannot be enabled due to an IP address conflict on the network. ICS requires the host to be configured to use 192.168.0.1.....

Both PC's have Windows XP Service Pack 2 Installed.

I tryed all the possibilities. What should i do????

Thanks a lot.
0
Comment
Question by:drcyrus3d
[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
1 Comment
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
brownmetals earned 1500 total points
ID: 12427911
Hi there.

Although ICS is better than it used to be, it's still not one of the better components in Windows. The easiest fix to your problem is share the internet connection using a Cable/DSL Router/Gateway. They're relatively inexpensive and are very easy to configure.

Linksys has several models to meet both Wired & Wireless needs for internet connection sharing.

Wired
http://www.linksys.com/products/group.asp?grid=34&scid=29

Wireless
http://www.linksys.com/products/group.asp?grid=33&scid=35

Using the Router, the DSL line will connect to the router, and your computers will connect to the router using wires, or wireless. You can then configure the Router using your web browser. Using this setup is far easier, and less frustrating than using ICS.

Good luck!
Jay
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

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"…
I'm a big fan of Windows' offline folder caching and have used it on my laptops for over a decade.  One thing I don't like about it, however, is how difficult Microsoft has made it for the cache to be moved out of the Windows folder.  Here's how to …
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

656 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