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Win2K Pro
oNe! Nov-01-00 08:22 PM
Hi I have on main pc
win98 = c:
win2Kpro = e:

At the moment i have win98 networked to another 98 machine ....

How do i network win2K to the win 98 machine as 2K is on the same HDD and which is already networked with 98 can this be done ??
Also with my card the drivers only say 98 + NT ... will the NT drivers work ?????

Any good links on HOW (tutorials) to network with win2K
Please help ...
Thanks in advance



1. RE: Win2K Pro
lbyard Nov-01-00 09:51 PM
In response to message 0
Having two 0perating systems on the same drive and dual booting is like having a choice of two PCs to boot to. You should be able to setup each operating system to network. Once booted to one of the OS's it really doesn't "know" the other one exists. Larry

2. RE: Win2K Pro
oNe! Nov-01-00 10:25 PM
In response to message 1
Thanks Larry .....

Any good links for networking win2K ????

or tips ??

thanks ....

this forum is great


3. RE: Win2K Pro
robert03 Nov-02-00 02:15 AM
In response to message 2
If u have setup the network correctly then right click on the network neighbourhood icon on the desktop, and go to properties.
You should see a local area network icon there.
Right click on that icon and install the components and protocol and set the ip as u would in 98.

Then right click on the My Computer icon on the desktop and go to the Identification Tab and click properties and then join it to the workgroup by typing in the name of the work group.


4. RE: Win2K Pro
oNe! Nov-09-00 11:34 PM
In response to message 3
Thankyou ... robert and larry

Knowledge is a wonderful thing ... thanks for sharing it .. I learn a lot from this forum ...Cheers


5. RE: Win2K Pro
mhindle Nov-10-00 11:22 PM
In response to message 4
To check your LAN config
right click "My Network Places" then select Properties.
You should now be at the Network and Dial-up Connections folder. right click again on Local Area Connection. and Click Properties from her you can configure your tcp/ip stack and install netbeui and client for ms networks etc.
Has a cool feature to place the lan icon in your tray like the old 9x dial up networking, shows connection speed etc...

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