How to Network and Share
an Internet Connection With Windows 98 Second Edition
Last updated: 07/30/03
INSTALL ICS ON THE GATEWAY COMPUTER
into the Control Panel and double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon,
click the Windows Setup tab, High-light Internet Tools, and
click the Details button to list the Components.
Select ICS as shown to the right and click OK. this will
fire-up the ICS Wizard. Wait (yawn) for it to appear and click
Next > button.
your Dial-up connection and click the
Next > button. You
may want to deselect Automatically dial the connection whenever
it is needed by IE, etc..
the Network adapter for your LAN and click the
Next > button in the following Window followed by OK in
the next window to create a client configuration floppy. Click OK after
the floppy is made, click Finish and reboot when prompted.
rebooting, check your Network Configuration in the Control Panel. It
should look similar to the one to the right. (Ok, I cheated; you will
have to scroll the window to see all of the entries). In particular,
all ICS components must be present and the TCP/IP [Home] protocol must be
bound to the network adapter and the TCP/IP [Shared] protocol must be bound
to the Dial-up Adapter. If they are backwards or a component is missing,
uninstall and reinstall ICS.
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