networking help

  charisma0004 15:52 13 Nov 2004

please offer advice on the following problem.
I have the following setup:
windows xp pro on main pc
linksys access point wap54g connected to an intel network card on main pc.
adsl zoom modem connected by usb to main pc.
laptop is a wireless connection running win xp home.
now i can access main pc from laptop and access laptop from main pc.
problem is i do not have internet on laptop and cannot figure out why.
ip for modem on main pc is something like intel network card is both with a subnet of
so on laptop set wireless connection to ip same sub but then gateway of same as network card and then the dns same as modem.
I beleive this to be the right configuration.Or it would not communicate.
I can ping each ip from each machine.
any ideas???

  woodt 16:09 13 Nov 2004

Have you set PCs to allow Internet Connection Sharing?

  woodt 16:10 13 Nov 2004

Also what firewall are you using?

  woodt 16:13 13 Nov 2004

I would have a run through Start>Help and Support, It is pretty comprehensive with regard to networking and ICS.

  woodt 16:15 13 Nov 2004

just reading through your post again, try setting the gateway for your laptop as the IP address of your main PC i.e.

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