# View other PC with Computers Near Me but Network Path Not found?

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#### JumboShrimps

Below are the network configurations for two pc's.
cabled together with standard Cat5 to a linksys hub/router.
Network icon's appear in tray of both PC's and Status is
showing packets have been sent and
recieved (but not very many)
Can view other PC in Computers Near Me, but when
clicking on other computer icon, I get
Can't ping each other either.
Same result from both computers.
Workgroup is HOME for both.

1st PC:
Windows 2000 IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PC1
Primary DNS Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : home

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 3Com EtherLink XL 10/100 PCI TX
NIC (3C905B-TX)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-DA-05-71-00
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.3
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :

Windows 2000 IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PC2
Primary DNS Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : home

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 3Com EtherLink XL 10/100 PCI NIC
(3C905-TX)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-60-08-37-8F-27
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.9
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :

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#### Meinolf Weber

Hello JumboShrimps,

Is it a router or a hub? Please be more specific, maybe you use ports that
are for WAN connections and not for LAN. If it is a router configure the
DG with the routers ip. If you can not ping the machines by address, they
normally can not see themselves in network neighbour hood.

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers
no rights.

J

#### JumboShrimps

Back of the box sez Netgear 5-Port Fast Ethernet Switch F5605.
No idea what a "DG" is. There are five little holes in the unit,
I plugged one end of the cable into the computer's network card, the
other end I plugged into the Netgear unit. Lights flash at both ends.

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#### Meinolf Weber

Hello JumboShrimps,

DG default gateway, the ip address of the router.

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers
no rights.