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See if these two links help: ... 533 Views / 3 Replies  
See if these two links help:

http://joelshoemaker.com/computer/mac/pcfilesharing.html

http://joelshoemaker.com/computer/mac/macfilesharing.html
Posted by John Strung, on Mar 15, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Networking
The creators of Speed Download should be shot. 670 Views / 7 Replies  
The creators of Speed Download should be shot.
Posted by John Strung, on Mar 15, 2006 at 09:37 AM, in Networking
Did you by any chance download and install a demo... 670 Views / 7 Replies  
Did you by any chance download and install a demo of a program called "SpeedDownload"? When the demo expires it prevents downloading altogether until you properly uninstall the program.
Posted by John Strung, on Mar 13, 2006 at 08:41 AM, in Networking
Wireless bridges will generally only... 826 Views / 5 Replies  
Wireless bridges will generally only "plug-and-play" with routers of the same brand, or at least routers that use the same default subnet. Otherwise, you have to set a computer to a fixed IP address...
Posted by John Strung, on Mar 3, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Networking
First try updating the LinkSys firmware and see... 659 Views / 3 Replies  
First try updating the LinkSys firmware and see if that solves your problem.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 25, 2006 at 10:18 PM, in Networking
According to Microsoft, Word 2001 requires at... 447 Views / 2 Replies  
According to Microsoft, Word 2001 requires at least OS 8.1, so if you want to use Word 2001, you are going to have to upgrade the OS to 8.1 (which is not a free upgrade - the last free OS is 7.5.5)....
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 22, 2006 at 12:05 PM, in Networking
Your message isn't clear. Exactly what updater... 447 Views / 2 Replies  
Your message isn't clear. Exactly what updater are you looking for?
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 22, 2006 at 10:55 AM, in Networking
Give her "write" permissions, but not "read"... 574 Views / 4 Replies  
Give her "write" permissions, but not "read" permissions.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 19, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Networking
I believe that if you download and install the... 574 Views / 4 Replies  
I believe that if you download and install the freeware Sharepoints (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12512) on your Mac you will be able to control which folders your secretary has...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 19, 2006 at 07:44 PM, in Networking
There is a box in the OS 9 TCP/IP control panel... 538 Views / 6 Replies  
There is a box in the OS 9 TCP/IP control panel for "load only when needed" which is checked by default, and should be unchecked. My recollection is that in order to find that particular checkbox,...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 17, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Networking
If the Macs are both set to DHCP, they may be... 538 Views / 6 Replies  
If the Macs are both set to DHCP, they may be switching IP addresses each time you boot. Try setting them both to fixed IPs.

Set one to:

Connect Using Ethernet
Configure Manually
IP address...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 17, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in Networking
Try one of the speed tests at... 1,646 Views / 17 Replies  
Try one of the speed tests at http://www.dslreports.com/stest to see what your upload and download speeds are.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 16, 2006 at 09:56 AM, in Networking
If the link light on the netgear does not light... 577 Views / 4 Replies  
If the link light on the netgear does not light when you connect the cable from the Mac, you either have a bad cable, the wrong type of cable, or the ethernet port on the Mac is fried.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 16, 2006 at 09:33 AM, in Networking
Are you trying to connect from outside your LAN?... 1,646 Views / 17 Replies  
Are you trying to connect from outside your LAN? Port forwarding works only from outside your LAN. To connect from inside your LAN you have to connect directly to 192.168.1.2, not to the WAN IP...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 15, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Networking
As per the Joelshoemaker.com link in my earlier... 1,646 Views / 17 Replies  
As per the Joelshoemaker.com link in my earlier post:

"Next we need specify which users setup on your Mac can connect from a Windows computer. While still within System Preferences, switch to the...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 14, 2006 at 08:50 PM, in Networking
Does the link light on the Netgear router light... 577 Views / 4 Replies  
Does the link light on the Netgear router light when you plug in the ethernet cable from the Mac?

If so, try setting the TCP/IP control panel in the Mac as follows:'

Connect using Ethernet...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 13, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in Networking
It's not completely impossible. Assuming that... 502 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not completely impossible. Assuming that your PB is not running Tiger, you could get an AsanteTalk (http://search.ebay.com//search/search.dll?from=R40&satitle=asantetalk) Appletalk-to-Ethernet...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 12, 2006 at 10:35 PM, in Networking
[Sorry, I misunderstood. To FTP to your ISP set... 1,690 Views / 3 Replies  
[Sorry, I misunderstood. To FTP to your ISP set your FTP client to Passive Mode (PASV).


If you haven't tried it already, try RBrowser: http://www.rbrowser.com/download.html which is free for...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 12, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Networking
You have to set the Mac you want to use as a FTP... 1,690 Views / 3 Replies  
You have to set the Mac you want to use as a FTP server to a fixed local IP address. Set the Airport TCP/IP prefs in the G4 as follows:

Connect Manully
IP address = 192.168.0.20
Gateway or...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 12, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Networking
Help us out here! What model "new" Mac do you... 502 Views / 4 Replies  
Help us out here! What model "new" Mac do you have and what OS is it running? What OS do you have on the LC?
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 12, 2006 at 09:26 AM, in Networking
Change them for Airport if that is what you are... 1,646 Views / 17 Replies  
Change them for Airport if that is what you are using.

Also, before you try to connect remotely over the internet, make sure you can file share over your LAN. Plug the PC into the LinkSys router...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 12, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Networking
Turn on Windows file sharing on the Mac (in the... 1,646 Views / 17 Replies  
Turn on Windows file sharing on the Mac (in the file sharing prefs file.) In Mac's TCP/IP prefs for ethernet, set it as follows:

Configure Manually
IP address = 192.168.1.2
Gateway or router =...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 11, 2006 at 10:44 PM, in Networking
Are you connected to the AE wirelessly or wired?... 925 Views / 7 Replies  
Are you connected to the AE wirelessly or wired? If the former, try a wired connection to access setup.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 2, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in Networking
It's not that simple. My recollection is that you... 925 Views / 7 Replies  
It's not that simple. My recollection is that you have install 3rd party firmware on the LinkSys to enable WDS (although some of the links below suggest that all you may have to do is to update to...
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 2, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Networking
I doubt if that will work, because ICS uses NAT. 947 Views / 8 Replies  
I doubt if that will work, because ICS uses NAT.
Posted by John Strung, on Feb 1, 2006 at 09:20 AM, in Networking
The easiest thing to do is to look for a wireless... 947 Views / 8 Replies  
The easiest thing to do is to look for a wireless router on sale. That way you can still connect from your PC even if your Mac is turned off. I have seen wireless routes for as little as $10 from...
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 31, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Networking
I think what you want is a LinkSys WET54G or... 572 Views / 2 Replies  
I think what you want is a LinkSys WET54G or WET54GS5 (http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_attrib.php?page_id=371&form_keyword=wet54g&rd=1)
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 20, 2006 at 03:24 PM, in Networking
Do you have your FTP clients set to Passive Mode... 4,341 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you have your FTP clients set to Passive Mode (PASV)? If not give that a try.

I seem to remember having had a similar problem in the dark distant past and it turned out to be caused by the...
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 19, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Networking
You could always use something like VNC to... 422 Views / 3 Replies  
You could always use something like VNC to remotely control the remote computer.
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 15, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Networking
Never mind. According the the VMWare Forums on... 667 Views / 1 Replies  
Never mind. According the the VMWare Forums on their web site, this won't work on OS X.
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 15, 2006 at 12:39 PM, in macOS
Free VMWare Player 667 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know if the Linux version of the free VMWare Player ( http://www.vmware.com/news/releases/player.html ) can be installed on OS X, and if so how. I confess to knowing next to nothing about...
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 15, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in macOS
See if this link helps: ... 846 Views / 5 Replies  
See if this link helps:

http://forum.bsr-clan.de/ftopic593.html
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 10, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in Networking
Try updating the firmware for the router to the... 417 Views / 3 Replies  
Try updating the firmware for the router to the latest firmware available on the LinkSys website.
Posted by John Strung, on Jan 8, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Networking
Why not just set your parents' LinkSys to accept... 758 Views / 13 Replies  
Why not just set your parents' LinkSys to accept the existing MAC address of your Airport Card?
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 30, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in Networking
My guess is that the modem won't let you use both... 595 Views / 5 Replies  
My guess is that the modem won't let you use both the ethernet port and the USB port at the same time. What you need is a cheap 4 port router. Connect the ethernet port of the modem to the WAN port...
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 21, 2005 at 07:55 PM, in Networking
Why not connect using ethernet? 595 Views / 5 Replies  
Why not connect using ethernet?
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 20, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in Networking
Are the PC's on DHCP? If so, they won't... 389 Views / 2 Replies  
Are the PC's on DHCP? If so, they won't necessarily retain the same IP numbers from one day to the next. 192.168.0.4 may no longer be a valid address for the computer you are trying to connect to.
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 19, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in Networking
See if this helps: Sharepoints AutoMounter... 571 Views / 2 Replies  
See if this helps:

Sharepoints AutoMounter (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/16083)

also:

Sharepoints (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12512)
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 19, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in Networking
You might try a directional antenna. 783 Views / 10 Replies  
You might try a directional antenna.
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 7, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in Networking
If your ISP is using PPPoE, then you should try... 656 Views / 7 Replies  
If your ISP is using PPPoE, then you should try setting your MTU to 1492 instead of the default 1500. If you are using OS X 10.3 or up, I think you will find the MTU setting buried in your network...
Posted by John Strung, on Dec 2, 2005 at 12:35 PM, in Networking
Sharepoints... 783 Views / 11 Replies  
Sharepoints (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12512)

and


Sharepoints Automounter (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/16083)


should solve your problem
Posted by John Strung, on Nov 22, 2005 at 07:10 PM, in Networking
Try: ... 707 Views / 9 Replies  
Try:

http://www.macwrite.com/criticalmass/mac-os-x-hosts-revisited.php
Posted by John Strung, on Nov 12, 2005 at 10:07 PM, in Networking
You can only forward a particular port to one... 515 Views / 1 Replies  
You can only forward a particular port to one computer on the network. In order to forward a port to more than one computer on a network, the application in question would have to support 'triggered...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Networking
The Airport Extreme is a router. You will have to... 700 Views / 5 Replies  
The Airport Extreme is a router. You will have to connect the DSL modem to the WAN ethernet port of the Airport Extreme. Make sure the your provider gives you a DSL modem with an ethernet connection,...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 23, 2005 at 09:41 AM, in Networking
Go to the Network Prefs on one Mac and set the... 1,210 Views / 4 Replies  
Go to the Network Prefs on one Mac and set the TCP/IP prefs as follows:

Configure Manually
IP address = 10.0.1.50
Subnet Mask = 255.255.255.0
Gateway or Router = 10.0.1.1
Domain Name Server =...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 21, 2005 at 03:02 PM, in Networking
You will find guides to networking OS X and... 740 Views / 3 Replies  
You will find guides to networking OS X and Windows in the two links at the left side of this page:

http://www.joelshoemaker.com

and also here:

http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/index.html

You...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 21, 2005 at 09:27 AM, in Networking
Have you tried updating the router firmware? If... 1,923 Views / 25 Replies  
Have you tried updating the router firmware? If the old firmware is corrupted, that might solve the problem.
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 20, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Networking
I think you have to use the MAC address cloning... 1,923 Views / 25 Replies  
I think you have to use the MAC address cloning feature of the LinkSys to clone the MAC address of your PB.

When you first connect your PB to the modem and ran the setup software, it probably...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 20, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Networking
I think you have to use the MAC address cloning... 1,923 Views / 25 Replies  
I think you have to use the MAC address cloning feature of the LinkSys to clone the MAC address of your PB.

When you first connect your PB to the modem and ran the setup software, it probably...
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 20, 2005 at 09:51 AM, in Networking
They should remain the same indefinitely 1,132 Views / 3 Replies  
They should remain the same indefinitely
Posted by John Strung, on Oct 17, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in Networking
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