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changing from ICS to DSL-router
onafstad Aug-21-01 03:13 PM
Hi, I have just installed a DSL line and a Cisco router on my home network. In the network I have 3 computers running Windows 98SE and one running Windows 95B. Earlier I used ICS and an external ISDN-modem, and the Internet worked fine on all machines.

After uninstalling ICS and installing the Cisco router, the 3 Windows 98SE-computers works very fine, without any changes in network environment. However, the fourth machine, an IBM 560 with Win95B and a PCMCIA network adapter can't connect to Internet. The problem seems to be that I can not get rid of the address for the ICS DHCP server address (Winipcfg shows 192.168.0.1, while it should be 10.0.0.1 for the router) and "release all" do not change anything.

Have you heard about this problem before? Is it an idea to remove the TCP/IP protocol and reinstall it?


1. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
lbyard Aug-22-01 04:02 PM
In response to message 0
Have you heard about this problem before? No.

Is it an idea to remove the TCP/IP protocol and reinstall it? Wouldn’t hurt to try it.

Larry


2. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
onafstad Aug-22-01 05:25 PM
In response to message 1
It did not hurt, but it did not help either.
Tried to overcome the problem by setting a firm ip address (ex 10.0.0.5). Then I could ping the other machines in the network from the IBM. That was not possible before. But I could not ping the router (a Cisco 667i-DIR, however). The other machine have no problems pinging the router.

3. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
lbyard Aug-22-01 05:37 PM
In response to message 2
Try installing the Windows Socket 2 Update available at http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloads/contents/wuadmintools/s_wunetworkingtools/w95sockets2/default.asp. Larry

4. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
onafstad Aug-22-01 08:47 PM
In response to message 3
Thanks, Larry. But I am sorry to tell you that it did not help. I'm beginning to get sure that it is something with the old DHCP server address that i think was installed by ICS, which blocks the client to get in touch with the new DHCP server. Where is that address stored? (may be in the registry?) and can it be changed manually? (Winipcfg must pick up the address from somewhere?)Is there any way to reverse the client installation of ICS?

5. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
lbyard Aug-22-01 09:15 PM
In response to message 4
Even though you uninstalled and reinstalled TCP/IP, etc. you may still have a gateway setup in the TCP/IP properties. As I recall, the ICS client install does very little else. In fact, except for the first time (which the Wizard mucked-up when it made the floppy), I have always installed the client manually (http://duxcw.com/digest/Howto/network/win98se/client.htm). Larry

6. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
waddy Aug-24-01 08:38 PM
In response to message 5
also you can go to winipcfg and "release the current IP on the client , then renew "

sometimes that helps on DHCP networks


7. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
loc Aug-25-01 02:33 AM
In response to message 0
After you "release all" did you reboot or "renew all"?

8. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
onafstad Aug-28-01 05:43 AM
In response to message 7
I have tried everything. Now I plan to upgrade to Win 98 SE. Hope that will help.

9. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
lbyard Aug-28-01 05:57 AM
In response to message 8
I looked-over the posts again... ICS should not/would not have given the IBM computer 192.168.0.1 as its IP address. That address is assigned by ICS Wizard to the ICS host. The clients are assigned 192.168.0.2, etc. by the ICS DHCP server. If you have not done it, I would suggest uninstalling reinstalling everything network on the IBM computer with a restart inbetween. That will often fix unexplainable problems. Larry

10. RE: changing from ICS to DSL-router
onafstad Aug-29-01 09:36 AM
In response to message 9
Uninstalling and reinstalling did not solve the problem eithter. At least I upgraded to WIN 98SE, and now it works fine.

Anyway: Thanks for good advice!

Ola


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