Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




2 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 17608 4-Dec-2007 04:19
Send private message

Sharing an Internet Conection with Windows Vista, to other computers in my network *using Windows XP Professional*, is proving to be a nightmare.

I have 2 network adapters, no router, and a Motorola SB5100 cable modem
Both are integrated into my Asus ASN-Sli Deluxe motherboard
Connection 1 is an Nvidia chipset adapter, Connection 2 is a Marvel Yukon 88E8001 adapter. Both have the latest drivers available.

On Connection 1, I have my cable modem plugged, on my Vista computer. I receive an IP address via my ISP DHCP server.
My Connection 2 adapter is connected via ethernet cable to a d-link hub (not router). 2 other computers using Windows XP Professional, connect to the network using this hub.

With Windows XP, I had to do NOTHING, but just select my Connection 1, share it via ICS and my second adapter (Connection 2)would automatically become my gateway (and use IP 192.168.0.1). All the other computers would connect to it and receive both internet and network acess.

With Windows Vista, I follow the same procedure. I share Connection 1, activating ICS, however, my second adapter (Connection 2), stays in Limited Connectivity, or Local, with an IP address of 169.254.xx.xx.  As expected, my other 2 computers cannot access internet as they used to, and I'm stuck with this, for over 3 months trying different approaches to this problem.

I also have Mcafee Viruscan 2008, but the Firewall is set up correctly (same parameters as my other 2 XP computers), so I know its not a firewall problem.

I come to you, in dispair, I hope you can help me.  I tried to give as much information as possible.

Best,

Create new topic
894 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 32


Reply # 98140 4-Dec-2007 04:47
Send private message

One of these might help

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937168

http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=1561744&SiteID=17

I believe UAC stands for user account control



2 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 98289 5-Dec-2007 03:10
Send private message

mckenndk: One of these might help

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937168

http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=1561744&SiteID=17

I believe UAC stands for user account control


My friend, you are my heroe for pointing me in the right direeection.

http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=1561744&SiteID=17

This post, was the solution to my problem, though it makes no sense for me *an old xp user* to create a network bridge first, to then tell vista which connection is my internet connection and which is my lan connection, apparently instead of simplifying things, microsoft made them even more complicated with this kind of stuff not to mention UAC which I hate :p

Anyways, thank you again, you saved my computer... I was about to give up on Vista and just boot back to xp all the way ;)

Cheers,

 
 
 
 


894 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 32


Reply # 98290 5-Dec-2007 05:02
Send private message

no probs

Don't use it myself but will be a handy thing to remember for the future.

Dion

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

NZ and France seek to end use of social media for acts of terrorism
Posted 24-Apr-2019 12:13


Intel introduces the 9th Gen Intel Core mobile processors
Posted 24-Apr-2019 12:03


Spark partners with OPPO to bring new AX5s smartphone to New Zealand
Posted 24-Apr-2019 09:54


Orcon announces new always-on internet service for Small Business
Posted 18-Apr-2019 10:19


Spark Sport prices for Rugby World Cup 2019 announced
Posted 16-Apr-2019 07:58


2degrees launches new unlimited mobile plan
Posted 15-Apr-2019 09:35


Redgate brings together major industry speakers for SQL in the City Summits
Posted 13-Apr-2019 12:35


Exported honey authenticated on Blockchain
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:19


HPE and Nutanix partner to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:12


Southern Cross and ASN sign contract for Southern Cross NEXT
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:09


Data security top New Zealand consumer priority when choosing a bank
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:07


Samsung announces first 8K screens to hit New Zealand
Posted 10-Apr-2019 21:03


New cyber-protection and insurance product for businesses launched in APAC
Posted 10-Apr-2019 20:59


Kiwis ensure streaming is never interrupted by opting for uncapped broadband plans
Posted 7-Apr-2019 09:05


DHL Express introduces new MyDHL+ online portal to make shipping easier
Posted 7-Apr-2019 08:51



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.