Problem with connection between 2 computers

By robertocorleoni ยท 8 replies
Feb 28, 2006
  1. Hello to all.

    I have a problem,i have 2 computers at home and each of them has a 10/100 mb network adapter but the local area network's connection is in 10mb.What could be the probelm? Any suggestions for what could i try?
  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    goto network connections and rightclick on the adapter. next to the box at the top where it says the adapters name there's a configure button.

    click that, and find the appropriate options...

    on mine it's the advanced tab and the "speed/duplex settings"

    make sure this setting is set to 100 and duplex and then check the same on the other machine and check your connection again to find ot if it's now running at full speed.
  3. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Posts: 470

    If spike advice dosnt work, tell me what windows you have?
  4. robertocorleoni

    robertocorleoni TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks i've allready try'd it but now it says something like that "cable unplugged". It's Windows Xp on each computer,one of them has a HP adapter an the other is a 3com adapter,and i couldn't find an apropiate driver for the HP and neither the windows update.I found a driver that might work but when i installed it i must go with "continue anyway" because the windows didn't liked it.Could the problem be also with the driver?

    PS:Sorry for my english.I'm tyring the hardest i can.
  5. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Posts: 470

    Yea it could be the driver, look them up at the hp website. And theres nothing wrong with your english lol :) i didnt tell if yor from somewhere else
  6. robertocorleoni

    robertocorleoni TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you very much . I will try that or i will change it for an other 3com adapter so that it will be identic to the other,maybe so it will work.
  7. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Posts: 470

    It may work good luck and get back to me. :)
  8. robertocorleoni

    robertocorleoni TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've changed the Hp ethernet adapter with a 3Com and now it works very good.Thanks for your help.
    But i have ao other question,i have two pc's at home and a shared internet connection,and i can't connect to a site from the pc that connects thru the shared connection.From the other pc that connects directly to the internet it works,but from the other not.The network works fine.I've tryed from the other pc another sites and they work just fine.I turned off by both sides the windows firewall but it is still not working.The site is a site where at the first page you most enter an e-mail adress and a password to go on.It's just loading and loading.....but nothing and even the message The page cannot.....does not appear.Same operation system on both computers and no firewall.What could the problem be?

    Thanks for all for your answers.
  9. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Posts: 470

    no problem, try goin into your network connections and look at your local conection, right click and try repair. Im not good with internet but it may work :rolleyes:
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