Internet Sharing

  Blanc Glacier 00:42 22 Jan 2005
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Hi there i was wondering if anyone could help me. I have 2 computers, both using Windows XP, one with Home and the other with Pro. I have just installed broadband onto the XP Pro computer and setup internet connection sharing so that the XP Home can use the net aswell. However, everytime i try opening IE on the Home machine it comes up with "This page cannot be displayed". They are both connected via Cat5e Crossover (Peer-to-Peer) network.
If anybody could put some light on this then it would be greatfully recieved.

Many thanks in advance

Steve.

  hugh-265156 01:02 22 Jan 2005

not sure sorry im not well up on networks. have you checked your firewall settings maybe? click here may help you a bit.

  hugh-265156 01:06 22 Jan 2005

ps. have you tried the network setup wizard?

also have you checked your settings in internet explorer? 'tools/internet options/connections'

  Blanc Glacier 19:17 22 Jan 2005

Thanks for your help but i have found my answer I downloaded a Proxy Server and changed a little settings and it works.

Steve

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