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Old Oct 27, 2002, 03:13 PM
Captain Captain is offline
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: UK
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Try this to get the 2 pc's talking to each other then we'll sort out your internet connection. First, on each PC, right click my computer-> properties-> computer name-> set the workgroup to something. Doesn't matter what it is just make sure its the same on both PC's.

Host PC:
In the properties of the network card, under Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) set it to 'use the following IP address' and set the IP to subnet mask leave the default gateway and DNS settings blank for now.

Client PC:
Same section (network properties)
Use the following IP, IP =, same subnet mask. Set the default gateway to and set the DNS to

You should now be able to ping each other by IP address (i.e.

On the host PC I guess you have a connection under network connections in my computer for the Alcatel USB ADSL modem?