Question about Routers
I'm sorry to inform you that computers running Windows 98 or earlier cannot share a wireless network created on a computer running XP or Vista - I've tried it. The only way to get internet access on your Win 98 PC is to wire it to the router with an ethernet cable.
Also, make sure that, in Control Panel, your network connection (probably called "1394 Connection") is set to automatically acquire an IP address - here's how:
1) Right-click 1394 Connection and select Properties.
2) On the General Tab, under "This connection uses the following items," select Internet Protocol and click Properties.
3) Verify that the radio button next to Obtain an IP address automatically is checked.
I hope this helps - please let me know if I can be of any futher assistance.
Posted on Dec 16, 2008
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These are the general steps to all wireless connectivity.
Click the link below for proper cable connections in setting up your wireless network.
This link also provides somewhat a checklist on what you need for wireless connectivity.
Then, configure your wireless connection. The following links provides the step by step instructions for each version of Windows:
I hope this works for you. Kindly reply for further assistance. Good Luck!
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