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Windows 7: Can't access network pc (2 nic)

14 Jan 2010   #21
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by surfasb View Post
Odd that a reformat solved the problem. I predict he'll be back.
Ha ha funny! yet true....

that... all else fails... restore! what do you learn from it?

COMPUTER 1:
NIC 1 (COMING FROM MODEM) KEEP IT DHCP
ACTIVATE ICS TO POINT TO NIC 2

NIC 2:
IP: 192.168.0.1
***THATS IT!!!!***

COMPUTER 2:
IP: 192.168.0.2
SUBNET MASK: 255.255.255.0
GATEWAY: 192.168.0.1

MAKE SURE DNS IS ENTERED IN WITH ANY ADDTIONAL COMPUTERS BESIDES THE GATEWAY.
DNS:
DNS 2:
PULL FROM THE INTENRET BY USING IPCONFIG /ALL

THAT IS ALL YOU NEED TO DO TO SET UP TWO COMPUTERS.

IF YOU WANT ADD MORE, USE A SWITCH AND DO:

192.168.0.3
192.168.0.4
ECT....

OR.... OR

PLUG THE CABLE COMING FROM NIC 2 INTO THE WAN PORT OF A ROUTER AND MAKE THE ROUTER HAVE THE STATIC IP

192.168.0.2
SUBNET: 255.255.255.0
GATEWAY: ... YADA YADA YADA

DNS AND DNS 2 OF COURSE, PROBLEM WITH THIS. YOU WON'T HAVE SHARING CAPABILITIES WITH THE GATEWAY COMPUTER

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SERIOUSLY, PEOPLE ARE TURNING NETWORK SHARING INTO A DAMN MOS (MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALTY)


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14 Jan 2010   #22
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by surfasb View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Try this setup.

Modem <===>PC1 NIC 1(IP through DHCP)

PC1 NIC 2( Ip = 192.168.1.6, subnet=255.255.255.0, Gateway = 192.168.1.1)
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PC2 NIC ( IP = 192.168.1.8, subnet=255.255.255.0, Gateway = 192.168.1.1)

See if you can now ping PC1 to PC2
PC2 will not get Internet connectivity without a software network bridge.



Hope that helps.
Software bridge? bridging does not need a software.

And yes he will need to do a dridge between the two NICs on his main PC. But we need to first get the setups right before we do that.
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14 Jan 2010   #23
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by surfasb View Post
Your setup will work. This is what needs to happen though.

The PC1 to router network segment is likely 192.168.0.x.

ICS will assign a separate network segment for PC1's second NIC and PC2, likely 192.168.1.x.


Normally, ICS will prevent file sharing between PC1 and PC2 because they are on different network segments. That's the normal behavior. So what you are seeing right now is normal.


To restore file sharing and still keep internet connectivity on both machines, you'll have to use a software network bridge.

That is a multi step process.
  1. Turn off ICS
  2. Go to advanced adapter settings under Network Sharing Center on PC1
  3. Select advanced adapter settings
  4. Select NIC 1 and NIC 2 and right click one of them
  5. Select "bridge network connections"
  6. Make sure both PCs are on "automatically obtain IP settings"
What is going to happen is that PC1 and PC2 will be on the same network segment and thus be able to share files now. And PC1 will forward internet connectivity to PC2. Try this.

You may run into problems where PC2 will not be able to get a IP address. You'll know because if you IPCONFIG on PC2, you'll get a 169.x.x.x. In that case what is happening is that PC1 isn't forwarding the DHCP requests and acknowledgements, which sometimes happens because Windows is retarded. In that case, you need to assign static IP addresses. If your router is 192.168.0.1 (make sure by pinging it), then assign PC1 (192.168.0.2) and PC2 (192.168.0.3). The subnet mask will be the same on both (255.255.255.9) along with the gateway and DNS settings (192.168.0.1).

Hope that helps.
There is no router, the OP has a modem.

ICS doesn't assign addresses.

PC1 is not a dhcp so it doesn't forward/return requests for IPs.

Unless the main PC which is the Pc to the modem is getting internet access from the modem.ISP. PC2 is no hope in getting it, cos PC2 relies on PC1. Bridging the two NICs from PC1 will allow PC2 to gain internet access.

If you only got modem <----> Pc, the modem is the default gateway. DHCP is provided from ISP thru the modem (Modem is not DHCP). To get internet access, Pc1 needs to obtain from ISP the correct DNS.
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27 Mar 2010   #24
Jayson

win 7 ultimate
 
 
How did you do it??

I am having almost the same problem.
Win7 Ultimate, 2 NIC cards
NIC1 to Internet
NIC2 to a wireless access point

NIC1 addresses the Internet just fine.
ICS enabled on NIC1

NIC2 seems to go nowhere
The AP on NIC2 has an excellent signal, when trying to connect it just times out on "acquiring network address"

I'd sure appreciate your NIC card settings.

Jayson
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29 Mar 2010   #25
Jayson

win 7 ultimate
 
 

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