need help with home network
i am trying to set up a home network with a file server for all my mp3s and to do most of my music and video downloading. i currently have 3 computers in the house and one that i want to use as the server. i installed windows server 2003 on the server machine. all others are running xp pro. all have nic cards in them and i have a cable internet connection. right now i am sharing my internet through a network hub. though i am sure i will need to get a router to do file sharing. can some one tell me how to set all this up correctly or if there is anything else that i'll need to do this?
one problem that i have right now is that when i try to connect to the internet on my server it gives me an error saying that it cant establish a valid ip address. then it goes on and lets me use the nic to sonnect o a network but not the internet. i had annother drive so i installed win xp to test everything and internet works fine in xp. why noy in windows server 2003?
any help is greatly appreciated.