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Network Problem Win XP and 98SE

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#1 barefoot


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Posted 18 July 2004 - 04:38 PM

I have a wireless connection running using Xp as the host and 98se the client.
The network is running fine with both machines able to see each other and swap files etc.
However I cant get the client to share the internet connection.

I know that the set up on the host machione (Xp) is ok.

The client computer running 98se will also not ping reporting it is "unable to initialise Windows Socket interface,socket error code 6".
I have been through the process of removing and reinstalling dial up networking and upgraded dial up network (dun14-se).
I have also removed Winsock2 from the registry and re-installed it from the installation disc.

There are no active firewalls running
IE version on client is 6.0.2600.0000

Please can anyone suggest a solution?

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#2 Grinler


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Posted 18 July 2004 - 10:12 PM

You may want to try this:


Also look in the properties of your network card and make sure you see it bound to tcp/ip. IE networkcard name -> TCP/IP

#3 barefoot

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Posted 19 July 2004 - 12:42 PM

Thanks for the help. Tried winsock fix and other things,deleting reg keys etc. with no success
Re-loaded win 98se again for the 6th time while I was reading through lots of info and the client computer worked straight away. I had made no changes in the set up from the last time I re-loaded, except that i gave the disc a quick wipe on a cloth for luck.

The wonders of life....

Thanks for the help and I hope to be able to help the group in the future.

Edited by barefoot, 19 July 2004 - 12:43 PM.

#4 Haus


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Posted 19 July 2004 - 09:52 PM

Hello Barefoot
Have you took this direction.


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