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By jeremy27 ·
Got a problem with a Windows 98 computer on an NT network. I can access the internet only with DHCP enabled but cannot with the computer's IP address. I need to be able to access the internet as well as network shares and I cannot do both with DHCP enabled. How can I get this computer to connect to the internet as well as shared drives and computers without changing the IP address?

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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to Network problem

when you logg in with the dhcp settings, go to the dos prompt and type "winipcfg".
take a note of all the settings, ip, gateway and dns.

Then remove the dhcp and enter all of that info.

What's happening now is that you have a mismatch between the gateay or the dns.

Success Leopold

note:
on a working nt workstation with bot internet and local network connection, go to the dos prompt, and type: ipconfig /all
compare those settings with the one of the win98.

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by clevy In reply to Network problem

You should also be able to connect to network shares and printer resources if you have the same shared domain/workgroup name and gateway. Just double check the workgroup name, change your machine id in network properties and reboot.

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