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Home Network Failure

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Old December 18th 04, 09:24 PM posted to uk.comp.home-networking
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Had a similar problem and reset the hub/switch and it all worked

Does it work if you switch off the firewall?

Have you installed SP2?

On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 06:33:37 -0000, "ScrinnFenner"

HI TVM for the reply

"Don_B" wrote in message
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I think this article from TomsHardware may help you.


Lovely... Many thanks.. I will check through it this afternoon.


"ScrinnFenner" wrote in message
Hi all

My home network was working fine... I could view the shared

drives between my two PCs (both use XP Pro) and had the Internet

sharing working well.
LAst night however, the network connections became unavailable. I am

to ping each pc from the other.
The whole thing has gone. I started getting messages such as \\PC1
\Mirror(D) is not available...you might not have correct permissions etc
I have tried to start again with the network but still get the same

For info, both PCs locations are dual wired to a Netgear Switch. Both

runs for each PC give the same result / errors.
All lights on the switch are illuminated as expected, as extinguish when

cable is removed or disconnected somewhere.
I am certain this is not a cable problem. It is somewhere in the

Could it be viral? I normally use the Google search bar add in to IE6

noticed on PC2 that it had been replaced by something called IE

am running virus scans now as i type this.
Any thoughts?? Please help.. the missus is going ape cos she cannot do


Many thanks in advance



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