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Error Message

by Captianbreaker / January 30, 2006 7:49 AM PST

I recently hooked up two computers using a wired router, one running Windows XP and one running Windows 98 after having a very hard time attatching the ends to my own cable I finnaly got it to work...for a while after about two days of working fine I decided to try to make the two computers file share and I dont know what I did but now when ever I try to get online on the Windows 98 computer I get this message:

"The System Has Detected A Conflict for IP Adress With The System Having Hardware Adress 00:40:F4:14:21:26."

and the Windows XP computer worked for a couple of days after I first started getting this message and today my modem support tool told me to un hook the router because it was having trouble connecting.

Can anyone help me with this?

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I Found this...
by Captianbreaker / January 30, 2006 10:46 AM PST
In reply to: Error Message

I Google'ed the error message I recived and came up with several matches including this one below the only problem is these instructions are for Windows 95 and the page tells me to click on the network icon and click the TCP/IP protocol tab I cant find that also says I need to change my IP adress hope this helps!

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Go to control panel
by Melati Hitam / January 30, 2006 2:35 PM PST
In reply to: I Found this...

on windows xp:

Start, control panel, network and internet connections, network connections, right click local area connection, properties, click internet protocol(TCP/IP), properties, click obtain an IP address automatically, click Obtain DNS server address automatically, OK, OK (you may need to restart) ..

on Windows 9x:

Start, Control panel, network .... , do the same as above.. --- choose automatic... restart.

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