While no longer in wide use, Windows for Workgroups can still be found in corporations that haven’t migrated to Windows 9x or Windows NT. It can also be found in smaller companies that don’t have the capital to upgrade or are using a 16-bit software package that has not been ported to a 32-bit Windows platform.
Before installing the Windows for Workgroups DHCP client, you need to obtain the TCP/IP-32 protocol stack. Windows for Workgroups did not ship with a TCP/IP protocol stack, so it needs to be added. TCP/IP-32 Version B can be found on the Windows NT Server Installation CD or downloaded from Microsoft’s web site.
To retrieve TCP/IP-32b from the Windows NT Server CD, go to the
There you will find two subdirectories,
directory is for making diskettes while the
Netsetup directory is for network installations.
If you look at the two directories, they both contain the same
information. It takes exactly one diskette to make the installation
To download TCP/IP-32b from Microsoft’s web site, enter the
following link in your web browser: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads. Next,
select Windows for Workgroups as the operating system and click on
Search. After the list is returned, look for Windows for Workgroups
3.11 TCP/IP-32 Update Version 3.11b
To install the DHCP client on Windows for Workgroups, follow these steps:
In the Program ...