setup a simple network

  frizby 01:50 21 May 2003

can someone give me a blow by blow idiots guid to setting up a simple network
I have 2 desktop pc's runing win 98se
I have 2 fast ethernet adapters and drivers
and I have a patch cable to go between
what is the sequent of events do I need to go through to get these things up and running

  fitshase 02:17 21 May 2003

take a look here:-

click here

also, on the main PCAdvisor Helproom page, do a search for networking and it will bring up loads of threads on this subject.



  Lozzy 08:17 21 May 2003

Or try here click here then use the drop down box and choose Connecting 2 PC's for a network. Then foloow the step by step guide.

  recap 08:48 21 May 2003

frizby, change the patch cable for a crossover cable (RJ45), then you should have no problems.

  Xevious 08:58 21 May 2003

here's another, covering all aspect incl terminology of networking
click here

  frizby 01:00 24 May 2003

Thanks for all your help
now up and running. Host and client running win ME I am able to srf the web from both computers through Analogx proxy server,but am having problems receiving mail on the client. I receive an error message. "server error number ox800ccc19".
Can enyone help?

  recap 21:44 24 May 2003

What is the IP addresses of client and server?

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