What kind of Cable are you using?
Some cables are wired differently so that input lines go to output lines and
It is the same theory as Null Modem Cable.
If you have a straight through printer type cable it will not work. You
have to have the right kind of cable, like a lap-link style cable.
----- Original Message -----
From: "vinod m. vanjeri" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 6:20 AM
Subject: [PARPORT] problem with DCC
> I tried to connect the two windows 98 systems by means of
> Direct Cable Connection. I have installed all the software
> necessory for it & all the settings are proper
> & my 25 pin D-sub connector cable also has no problem but still
> the computers are not connecting giving the errors.
> error on the geust computer is
> "can't find the host computer make sure you have run DCC on the
> host computer & connect your cable to both computer"
> error on the host computer is
> "is the geust computer running"
> Has anyone already tracked this down?
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