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Windows ME Networking Problem
cwarner Dec-13-00 02:10 AM
I have 2 computers running Win ME with a Linksys 4 port network cable router. Both computers can access the internet just fine. I have ran network card diagnostics which passed. I can not see either computer on the network and have triple checked workgroup names and computer names. Could Norton Internet Security be blocking the connection? I only have tcp/ip setup. Static address are correct (,, I'm out of ideas?

1. RE: Windows ME Networking Problem
lbyard Dec-13-00 06:16 PM
In response to message 0
Remove or disable the firewall part of Norton; you don't need it. Remove the static IPs and get them automatically from the router. Run winipcfg and release and renew the IPs after doing this and rebooting. Larry

2. RE: Windows ME Networking Problem
cwarner Dec-14-00 01:35 AM
In response to message 1
I tried disabling NIS first and that took care of the problem. Everything works fine now! Thanks for the help.


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