yes i was andi found the trouble winipcfg was reporting the wrong ip address to me sincei had internet shareing installed thanks for your reply
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by melstah:
are you putting the http:// first?
then after your ip number :8000
so it would be like http://123.45.657:8000