internet problem

applelover

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Jul 14, 2004
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hi,
could anyone help me? i have a G4 quicksilver with 10.3.8 and have broadband. i've linked the G4 to my G4 Titanium that also has 10.3.8 it says that i am connected to the internet via eathernet, but i cant open any web pages!

does anyone know what i should do?

thanks for the help,

jay :confused:
 

LeeTom

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May 31, 2004
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Turn off the Firewall on the one that's sharing the internet. That might help.
 
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applelover

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Jul 14, 2004
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Bath UK
hi leetom,
the firewall is off, its just odd that the laptops network status says i'm conected but cant open any web pages!

jay :)
 
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LeeTom

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May 31, 2004
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I mean, you have to turn off the firewall on the G4 tower, so that the Powerbook can access the Internet. Not sure if I was clear about that. It's something to look at though.
 
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applelover

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Jul 14, 2004
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WOW! i dont know what i pressed but i've got it working! i played around with some of the sharing settings on both macs.... sweet!

thanks for the help leetom!

jay :eek:
 
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