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Win95 laptop on Peer to Peer network

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eab

Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2001
Location
Houghton MI, MTU, up in the UP eh!
I have a old 486 windows 95 laptop that I would like to put on a peer to peer network I put together. The laptop used to be on a server type network and now I want to put it on a peer to peer type network except I don't know how.

Here are the specs on the laptop:
Toshiba satellite T2135CS
12 mb ram
500 mb hd
floppy drive 1.44 mb
Nic Cards:
Apollo 10/100M Fast Ethernet PC Card FCC ID: MQ4FE1KA or
Megahertz PCMICA Ethernet model # XJ10BT FCC ID: 42M551001


Any help here would be nice!
Thanks!
 

RED Hot Machine

Inactive Moderator
Joined
Aug 5, 2001
You shouldn't have to change to much.

Firstly you need to find out what protcols are being used on the peer-peer network. I would guess at it being TCP/IP or NETBios.

You will need to change the setting in network settings that tells it not to login to a domain.

You will also need to find out what work group name is being used, so that your laptop starts looking in the right place.

Another thing to find out is if you have a DHCP server or if you need to specify a static IP address, and what the range is.

By range I mean like 192.168.0.1 - 192.168.0.10 or 132.100.40.1 - 132.100.40.99

and the submask eg 255.255.255.0.