Re: Lan questions... vista ultimate... home network...please help.
i would like both my networked computers to have fixed ips rather than
dynamic ones. i checked the router's gui but couldnt find any option under
lan that could help me.
if i directly fill in the ip i want in lan properities will it do or do i
need some router settings? also, what should i fill in the subnet mask and
"Jack (MVP-Networking)." <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Here you have a simple explanation to Mapping,
> Jack (MVP-Networking).
> "Neerav" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>i have two vista machines connected to a router which in turn connects me
>>to the internet. the network is all set and internet is working fine. one
>>machines is a desktop wired to the router and other is a wireless laptop.
>>i have enabled file sharing in network sharing options in each computer.
>>as a result windows media player is able to play music on the other
>>computer. what i want is that each machine could access a particular drive
>>of the other machine like it is one networked pcs. i cannot find the
>>settings for the same. call i can do is play music on the other pc.
>> also, what is map network drive?
>> the following options are on in network sharing...
>> network discovery ON
>> File sharing ON
>> oublic folder sharing ON
>> Password proteted sharing Off
>> Media Sharing ON