Hi I connected 3 pc's to have internet with a hub and router. but how do I make them share files? I already have done the right click>sharing and security>share thing but still the other pc doesn't find it. please help me.
oh and I put in these ip adresses:
pc1: ip: 192.168.1.2
def gateway: 192.168.1.1
i read your problem and find u r steps are correct but u
1.you first check your 3 pc are in same work group or not
2. if not do this way
i. right click on my computer and choose propertise
ii. choose computer name
iii. you will find full COMPUTER NAME & WORKGROUP
iv choose CHANGE button and give same work group name for all the computer
After that you ping .
what you need is ifone computer is working Properly surely others they need to be connected.
so if they is a two Network card what you need is to make a Bridge between two connection and you will be able to connect all the rest of your computer.
My network place - View network connection - and highlight two Local network and right click and click on the bridge the network
Your hub and router probably don't provide internal dns services. You could navigate to other pc's using the ip address, you could build a dns server for your netwokr or you could download and install a small dns application from "download.com" and run it on two of your internal workstations (the two that stay on most frequently). You'll have to make one of them dns 1 and the other dns 2 and you'll have to configure forwarders on the dns service (I usually use open dns address: 184.108.40.206 and