networking problems-Need help-

By largo ยท 9 replies
May 25, 2005
  1. i am trying to setup a small home network with three computers all running windows XP pro. i am using a d-link di-604 router/switch and i cant get any of the computers to connect to each other any suggestions on how to get this to work???
  2. crshoveride1

    crshoveride1 TS Rookie

    Make sure the firewalls in XP are all off and that all the PC's are in the same workgroup. Then try to search for each computer name. Share a folder on each of the Pc's and see if they show up in the Network folder.
  3. largo

    largo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    didnt work

    already tried it didnt work
  4. crshoveride1

    crshoveride1 TS Rookie

    have you tried pinging them in a DOS window? Are each of them showing an IP for both the machine, gateway, and Internet Address?
  5. largo

    largo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    same thing

    i tried ip config but that did nada zip zilch nothing
  6. crshoveride1

    crshoveride1 TS Rookie

    If you looked for ipconfig /all and it didn't come up with anything, then your not connected to your router/gateway properly. I'm assuming you used the software that came with the router/gateway to install it?
  7. largo

    largo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no software came with the router

    no software came with the router
  8. crshoveride1

    crshoveride1 TS Rookie

    what kind of router is it? I'll see what I can find for ya.
  9. largo

    largo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    d-link di 604 like i said above
  10. trancewarp

    trancewarp TS Rookie

    Trouble with DI-604

    Hi, I'm having the same problem with DI-604, and Windows XP. (I haven't tried it on the other computer I'm trying to also connect with, but when entering the Router's IP address (to configure) (in this case, It didn't work, and wouldn't bring anything up, I had to enter the Subnet Mask ( and that took me hour to figure out!!! :p
    Now with being able use the setup program, I still can't get connectivity on the Windows XP computer, no software came with the router and it's working fine, I'm just wondering if anyone has any insights to the problem???
    (I don't want to start drilling holes (to the other computers) before I figure this out
    Thanks for any help
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