Networking 2 Home Pc's thru Router with cable modem

Feb 2, 2005
  1. I cant seem to get this to work.. one pc works but the other one wont no matter what i try. both have windows xp, and Ive tried the whole network setup, neither will ping the other and Im at a loss.. neither is a host computer, could that be the problem?
  2. JCinottawa

    JCinottawa TS Rookie

    DHCP is enabled on the router?

    OHIOHONEY TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes it is enabled
  4. JCinottawa

    JCinottawa TS Rookie

    So in effect the router is the host; manages the IPs and makes the initial connection. When you say, you have done the network set-up, has the second computer (doesn't connect) been configured for dynamic IP, etc...?

    OHIOHONEY TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes its been configured to obtain ip automatically.
  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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