To ping from win 2K, click Start, Programs, Accessories, Command Prompt. In the resulting DOS window type:
Where 192.168.0.1 is an actual IP address on the network.
To ping from Win 9x, click Start, Programs, Accessories, MS-DOS Prompt…
To determine the IP address on a Win 9X computer, click Start, Run, enter winipcfg, and select the correct network adapter.
On the Win 2K machine, click Start, open a DOS window as before and type
Check this on the Win 2K computer… Start, Settings, Control Panel, System, Network Identification, Properties… Is it set to login to the domain at work or is it a member of you local network workgroup. Be sure hard disks have share names other than C$. Right-click the drive, Sharing, New Share… Larry