Change network type on router from domain to workgroup
Posted on 2014-09-25
I have a peer to peer network. Computers are running Windows 7 or XP. I have Sage accounting software. One PC acts as a server, and only one other PC accesses that PC as a workstation.
CenturyLink was here this week to upgrade our modem/router. The new modem/router is a Technicolor C2000T.
Now, we can't print to a network printer and we can't access the accounting software from the workstation. The Sage support people determined that the router has our network set up as a domain (determined by running ipconfig) and our PCs are setup as a workgroup. So even though the PCs can see each other, the permissions are different and won't allow the software to run. I'm leaving on vacation tomorrow and have to get this fixed before I go. CenturyLink says they'll try to send someone out today, but won't commit. And of course, they say they don't work on network problems - even though they created the problem.
CenturyLink also asked if our network needs to be bridged. I don't know. They said to ask our IT department. In a company of 19 people, I'm it. I know very basic networking things, and have learned some basic troubleshooting by watching others. But I'm not very network knowledgeable. I'm concerned that they won't get out here today, or they won't be able to fix it.
Can anyone help me reconfigure the modem/router to be a workgroup network?