Connecting and Sharing drives, etc.:
Logon the Windows 200 computer as the Administrator or as a member of the Administrators, Server Operators, or Power Users groups
Open the Windows Explorer
Expand My Computer to the C: drive
Click the C: drive with the right button on your mouse
Click the New Share button at the bottom, right of the resulting window
Enter the following in the Share Name box:
Click the Permissions Button
Check the desired boxes
Click the down arrow to the right of the Share name box
Select C (not C$)
Click the Apply button at the bottom (this is where people usually muck up)
If it doesn’t work add the NetBEUI protocol on top of the TCP/IP protocol on both computers.
Click Start, Settings, Network and Dial-up Connections, Make New Connection, Dial-up to the Internet, and follow instructions. To share an existing dial-up, etc. on the windows 2000 computer, Click Start, Settings, Network and Dial-up Connections, right-click the connection, Properties, Sharing tab, check Enable Internet connection sharing for this connection, Ok. On the other computer, Start, Settings, Control Panel, Network, TCP/IP bound to the local network adapter, IP Address, Set to Obtain and IP address automatically. Disable DNS. Identification: Same Workgroup name as the Windows 2000 computer, unique computer name (see http://duxcw.com/faq/network/names.htm). If it doesn’t work, add a Gateway to 192.168.0.1.
This is very much a rough draft written in a hurry. Please send me your comments/changes. Larry