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windows 2000 unable to see win98se

By anthony ·
I have small Lan, with 3 win2k box and 1 win98se.
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2 wired win2k
1 wireless win2k
1 wired win98se, the Wireless win2k is unable to see the win98se box, but the win98se can see the wireless win2k and wired win2k. installed protocols are: ipx, tcp/ip

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to windows 2000 unable to se ...

Is the Workgroup on the 98 machine same as W98 machine?
Is the user account setup on the 98 machine the same as the w2k machine? A new PWL may be required.
Is Client for Microsoft Networks installed on the 98 machine?

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to

Is File and Print Sharing enabled on 98 machine?

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by Power Natto In reply to windows 2000 unable to se ...

In addition to the above advice about Workgroup name consistancy, I would add the NetBEUI protocol as well, which will smooth the exchange of files between W2K and W98.

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by clemente_gaonkar In reply to windows 2000 unable to se ...

configure your network using netBEUI protocol. this will help you.

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by anthony In reply to windows 2000 unable to se ...

Yes, Client for microsoft networks is installed. The wired Win2k boxes can see the Win98SE box. I will try later on adding netBEUI. Both the win98SE box and win2k boxes use private ip and same gateway. I'm really puzzled why the wireless win2k can't view. Theoretically having the same protocols installed with Client for Microsoft Network should enable all boxes to see each other. they got the same workgroup too.

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