I have changed the static IP of my Windows laptop to 192.168.2.98 and the subnet as 255.255.255.0.
For some reason I am unable to connect to the board. I used to be able to but now I am not sure why it isn’t working anymore.
So, I enabled Wi-Fi sharing on my laptop and the board’s dynamic IP(?) changed to 192.168.137.84 and things worked. However, the next day I had problems with my Wi-Fi sharing so I redid the Wi-Fi sharing settings and the board’s dynamic IP changed again to 192.168.137.231. (I found these addresses by running the command prompt and used arp -a to see what is connected to my laptop’s ethernet port)
Things worked well but after switching the board off and on, Jupyter Notebooks started to lag and hang.
So, on a different Windows laptop, I assigned its ethernet port to 192.168.2.98, did not enable Wi-Fi sharing and still cannot connect to the board (192.168.2.99).
I decided to use PuTTY and ran a few commands which made me even more confused as to what is going on.
Sorry for this long story. Hope I did not do something wrong.