Cannot ping other PCs on network

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by jason305, Oct 7, 2005.

  1. jason305

    jason305 Network Guru Member

    I realize this should be amanzing basic, but I'm pulling up blanks. I've got two PCs with WMP54GS cards in them running XP Home. My router is a WRT54GS. I cannot ping between systems, however I can ping the router from both.

    DHCP is enabled, system IPs are and .106/24. They have both been assigned the proper gateway .1.

    Windows Firewall has been disabled on both. One is running Norton Internet Security and that has been disabled.

    I have not yet introduced any security or MAC filtering. The SSID has been changed however. It is broadcasting.

    This should not be difficult, but I'm at a loss. What other things should I be looking for?

  2. jason305

    jason305 Network Guru Member


    So I've got more systems on the network. 6 in all. Win98/me/xp. All can see the Internet. Good connection speeds throughout. However, I also want to do basic peer-to-peer networking. At any one station, I may be able to ping 1 other at best. When browsing the workgroup, I will sometimes see 1 other PC.

    This should be basic. The routing table is the default. They are all on the same subnet. I could try hard coding IPs, but I don't see how that would make a difference.

    No one responded before. No one has any ideas?

    Since I am new to wireless, I'm guessing theres a basic step I'm missing. But I thought this stuff was fairly brainless.
  3. virgil

    virgil Network Guru Member

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice