Networking Win 3.11 and Win XP

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Travis, Nov 5, 2005.

  1. Travis

    Travis Guest

    I have an old Windows 3.11 For workgroups computer and a Dell Windows XP
    Laptop. I was wondering if I can network them together. Money is not a
    problem for software and hardware. Time isn't either. Wondering if it's
    possible. My Lapop only has a CD/DVD RW drive and my desktop has a 51/4"
    1.2MB and 31/2" 1.44MB

    Travis, Nov 5, 2005
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  2. Travis

    Brian Guest

    I never tried it but I imagine you could. Run the network setup on XP then
    create a disk with the netsetup on it for the win3.1 computer. Why not just
    upgrade the win3.1 to win98 (at least) though....unless you are just playing
    with it
    Brian, Nov 5, 2005
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  3. Travis

    Lance Lyon Guest

    Easy to do (assuming you're running 3.11 WFG). You will need the Microsoft
    TCP/IP drivers & also make sure that NETBUI is installed on the XP machine
    (else the 3.x machine won't be able to browse the XP machine).


    Lance Lyon, Dec 3, 2005
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