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How to access other computers on the LAN


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I recently got DSL, and so I got the D-Link 524 Wireless Router. Anyhow, its working fine for sharing the connection, but I have no idea how to access other computers on the LAN. Could anyone explain how I do it? Also, on a wireless network, will it be secure? Both computers have ZoneAlarm, and im using WAP.
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both computers need to be part of a work group and need to have shared resoucres .... such as shared folders on the drive.
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both computers need to be part of a work group and need to have shared resoucres .... such as shared folders on the drive.

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How do I do that? Both computers are running Windows98SE.
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iv'e never done it in 98....i'll see if i can get some help
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HI there

I can probably help you with this but first can you tell me exactly how you have the 2 machines set up at the moment? I am assuming you have the dsl modem connected to the wireless router and wireless network cards in both computers, right?
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The DSL modem is connected to the router, and my desktop is wired to the router, and the laptop is connected wirelessly.
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thanks samm
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Hi

Can you do this for me first:
On the desktop computer, go to command prompt & type:
ipconfig /all >c:\ipcfgd.txt <enter>

Then on the laptop, go to command prompt & type:
ipconfig /all >c:\ipcfgl.txt <enter>

Then email both text files as attachments, to me at storm36@blueyonder.co.uk

cheers
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