lan between vista and xp

  Pendendoen 09:12 27 Oct 2007
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hi,i would like to know how do you go about making a connection between vista and xp with a lan cable.We want to play nework games but can get the 2 pc to connect to each other it just shows send but it does not recieve.

Please help

  setecio 11:43 27 Oct 2007

If it just PC to PC then you need a crossover cable.

  Pendendoen 18:28 27 Oct 2007

i do have a crossover cable but still there is no connection between my 2 pc's.I dont know if there is perhapes a setting or what???????

  mgmcc 18:42 27 Oct 2007

Give the network adapters in the two computers fixed IP addresses such as 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.0.2 with the *SAME* Subnet Mask address of 255.255.255.0

Any third-party firewall software will need to be configured to allow access to the networked computers, which may involve adding their IP addresses in a "trusted" section.

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