I'm trying to connect my daughter's computer to the internet via my own computer as a host.
I have a network cable from my broadband modem to a network card in my computer... then from a second network card I have a crossover cable running to a network card in my daughter's computer. This is a configuration I've used several times in the past (with different computers) with no problems.
I can access the internet from my own computer, but on my daughter's I get no access to the internet (or file/printer sharing) and get the error message "Limited or No Connectivity". When I click on the REPAIR CONNECTION option I get the following message "Windows could not repair the problem because the following action could not be completed: Renewing your ip address".
Googling the problem brings up thousands of pages offering the same solutions i.e. downloading a sp2 patch or another winsock fix, disabling the firewall, releasing & renewing the IP address but none of these make any difference.
I've tried connecting my daughter's computer directly to the modem and it connects to the internet no problem. It just won't work as part of the network. I've swapped all the network cards around, updated drivers etc but it always comes back to "limited or no connectivity" after a short time of trying to aquire the IP address.
Does anyone have any advice they can offer?