my friend has a pc and her friend has a pc. they are both connected to a router for internet access. they arent part of a network as far as i know...
my friends pc is running xp pro
her friend is running xp home
each pc i manually set the ip address
i disabled dhcp in the router
i disabled the wireless option.
each ip address is unique
but she gets an error message of an ip conflict...
what is the deal?
2 pcs with different ip addresses
how could there be a conflict?
nope, you might try resetting the router in it's internal panel.
(turning it off will not work, neither will the reset button on the back)
sometimes, it has seen a network card, and assigned it an ip, and even though that card is gone, it still remembers the mac address from the network card, and still wants to reserve that ip for that network card.
go into the router's webpanel, and choose, "reboot router"
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