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G0AOZ (TechnicalUser) (OP)
5 May 03 9:15
Needed to get an XP Pro machine talking to a Win 311 PC.  Win 311 has been working successfully with 95, 98, NT4 and 2000 Pro without problems, but couldn't find a protocol between XP and 311 which was compatible.  Ended up downloading the "Wolverine" files, and running TCP/IP which is fine.

Just out of interest, am I correct in assuming that this is the only way to network these two operating systems from different eras?

ROGER - G0AOZ.
edfair (TechnicalUser)
5 May 03 9:28
Haven't tried it with XP cause I'm not into S&M but suspect that you could do it with Lantastic. Probably other ways too, but just haven't felt the need to experiment.

Ed Fair
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G0AOZ (TechnicalUser) (OP)
5 May 03 13:34
Thanks for that Ed...  I really meant between the protocols that are available within Win 311 and XP Pro, i.e. NetBEUI, NetBIOS, IPX, etc.  Couldn't find a common one that'd work...

The "Wolverine" files, i.e. WFWT32.EXE etc., work fine, but for some unknown reason Microsoft have just "pulled" the path off their FTP site.  Strange or what...?

ROGER - G0AOZ.
G0AOZ (TechnicalUser) (OP)
5 May 03 15:43
Here's the URL for those Windows v3.1x Winsock files:-

  ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/peropsys/windows/public/tcpip


ROGER - G0AOZ.

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