Posting the results of ipconfig /all here may help.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Christine" <Christine@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I hope someone can help me out here. I have a PC with Vista and I have been
> trying for days to get it setup and on a network with my PC with XP. Both
> computers say they are connected to the internet but they really are not.
> keep getting a error "can not communicate with the DSN" . Does anybody out
> there have any suggestions?