Networking Problem

Question

Am trying to network my two computers, one running XP home and the other 2000, I have a cable router inplace and working, but when trying to setup the network I get a message that XP cannot rrun the setup for 2000, not supported, if it was 98, 98 SE, XP it would work. How can I get them connected?

Answer

This question was answered on March 22, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The problem that you are having with your setup is that Windows XP Home is not NETWORKABLE - meaning that you can not use Windows XP in a network it is meant to be a standalone Operating System, that is why it is giving you that error You may want to try Windows XP Professional Edition, Win 2000, Win 98, or Win 98SE which allow you to connect to a network.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 22, 2004