I have a 3 PC network, an old HP Pavilion Desk top that is acting as the Host and two Dell laptops (Clients). They are all on Win98 SE. I am networking thru a small hub (Netgear).
I am using Sygate for ICS (TCP/IP)it is working great so I do not want to mess my ICS up.
The problem #1 is the CDROM on the HOST has bought the farm. I would like to share the CDROMS from the laptops to the HOST. I guess in this case the Host would become a client for sharing the CDROM ?????
Problem #2 I would like to be able to use the HP inkjet Printer off the HP desktop from the laptops. Hence - sharing the CDROMs one way and the Printer the other.
I might be asking for too much and just need to break down and buy and install a new CDROM.
Problem #3 I tried just sharing the printer but the "How To" instructed to add a seperate TCP/IP IP address but I could not see how/where I could do that.
Sorry this is so long.