Have to log off windows to log on to workgroup

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by Matt, Jul 31, 2003.

  1. Matt

    Matt Guest

    With Win 9x OS's...in order to view files and folders and
    such while in a network, make sure the following are
    selected on.

    1. File and Print Sharing
    2. NetBuei is active
    3. ICS--Internet Connection Sharing (if dial up)

    Since this is a peer-to-peer network, to my knowledge,
    this is what you will need to set up to get what you want
    to happen.

    Matt, Jul 31, 2003
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  2. Those network components are OK, if you want to use them. However:

    1. Nothing in Windows networking requires NetBEUI.

    2. ICS has nothing to do with viewing files and folders on the
    network. It shares an Internet connection.

    The minimum requirements for sharing and viewing files and folders

    Client for Microsoft Networks
    the same protocol on all computers (TCP/IP is the best choice)
    File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
    Steve Winograd [MVP], Jul 31, 2003
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