i have tried the following settings in my pc in tcp/ip i have the ip adress se to 192.168.1.111 the mask to 255.255.255.0 and the rest blank. i have the following protocols install on my network card nwlink netbios, nwlink ipx/spx/netbios, internet protocol tcp/ip. i have winxp firewall off , and guest mode on. i am useing a cross over cable white 10'.and hd advance3.0 to boot up the net work. i wanted to transfer some of my backups to my ps2 by pc , this way but it just keeps say my ps2 refused the connection!???? why and how do i fix this, without opening my pc?? thanks alot in return.