- Click on Start, then Settings, and then Control Panels.
- Double-click on
the Network icon. Make sure that you see the following components installed:
- Network Card Drivers
- TCP/IP protocol
- Client for Microsoft Networks
- If you do not see the TCP/IP protocol:
- Click the Add button
- Highlight Protocol and click the Add button
- Select Microsoft under manufacturers
and TCP/IP under network protocols
- Click the OK button
- While still in the Network window under Configuration,
you should configure TCP/IP:
- Highlight TCP/IP and click the Properties button.
Select IP Address
- If not already set as the default, select the "Obtain
an IP Address Automatically" button
- Click the OK button on the Network
window. Now you have network properties that have the following components!
- When prompted, click Yes to re-start your computer.