Windows95 and Windows98 systems do NOT see each other
Microsoft seems to have addressed some of these problems in the new
Windows98 SE version, the fix for the original Windows98 is now
available via the "Windows Update"/"Windows98 Update Download":
In the newsgroups (like: microsoft.public.win98.networking), a lot of questions are posted on configuring Windows98 for Networking. I am listing below my experience with Windows98 and some answers/suggestions found in the newsgroups.
I like to compile a list, on which issue is the most common problem:
First, make sure that you follow the basic requirements to work with the Network Neighborhood:
Browsing the Network
Testing Connection using 'NET DIAG'
Testing Connection using TCP/IP : Ping
Network card Diagnostics
Combo / Multi-Connector Board