home networking

  maanse 14:42 24 Aug 2007

I had a 2 PC network, both PC's running XP Pro and connected to a hub which was inturn connected to an ADSL Modem.

A few days ago the Modem died, so i decided to replace it with a Netgear Modem/router (DG834G) now i cant access any of the network shares that i was previously using....

Any ideas wot might be stopping me......???

  setecio 21:49 24 Aug 2007

Could you explain your previous setup a bit more ... do you mean a hub or a router ? If a hub, were you using Internet Connection Sharing ?

What IPs do the computers have ? The DG834G is defaulted on the series. I think the computers probably have fixed IPs and the wrong IPs for the defaults in the DG834G, in the wrong series .... they must be in the to series with DHCP disabled in the router.

  maanse 18:07 25 Aug 2007

No there wasnt ICS set up.

I had an ADSL modem Connected to a 'hub' with the 2 PC's also connected to the hub.

Both PC's were set up to obtain IP automatically and the modem is set to use DHCP. The IP addresses asigned to both PC's are in the same subnet, workgroup and the IP range is the same...

i.e. PC 1 -
PC 2 -
ADSL Modem -

No i have removed the ADSL Modem and the seperate hub and replaced with a modem / router - Netgear DG834G.

Have checked the settings on the router and the IP is set to and DHCP is enabled. I have tried disabling all firewalls (router included) but still no joy.

  setecio 21:47 25 Aug 2007

What happens if you ping the other computer
ping (or.3)

Do you have internet access on both PCs ?

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