Re: absurdly simple LAN problem
Anthony Campbell schreef:
> It's a Netgear MR814 router. The ethernet cable from the PC goes to a
> local port on the router and the internet port on the router goes to the
> modem. The laptop communicates with the router by wireless.
Can you ping from both machines to the gateway?
Some routers have a built-in ping utility somewhere in their web
interface; if yours has it, can you ping your desktop and/or laptop from
Sometimes it can help to analyze what's physically travelling over the
wire (or the air, in case of wireless) with tools like ethereal.
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on the shoulders of giants. -- Isaac Newton