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Let us know if it works properly.Arthur Xie - MSFT Marked as answer by Mark L. You're professional!!!!! Change the name of your workgroup from "WORKGROUP" to what every you use. I asked if you could ping everything, because that is the most basic communication. Check This Out

good luck Jun 16, 2006 #2 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,199 +602 you need to SHARE the folder containing the data. Manju says: 7 years ago I have D-link 300 wireless router, which is connected to two systems without cable….. He wanted to be able to print wirelessly from an Acer TravelMate 4000 notebook running Windows XP with SP3 in another room. This changes by itself, during the day without me actually changing any settings. http://www.eightforums.com/network-sharing/22511-all-computers-same-network-each-cant-see-others.html

LIke for instance giving the printer a static IP 192.168.1.10 & then set the router's dhcp server to hand out IP's starting at 192.168.1.100 for wifi/wired clients. Also the LAN had a red x on it. servers and NAS devices.

When i try to connect via run->\\12.345.67.8 i get an error saying path not found. This fixed it! When I finally turned Norton Firewall off altogether, I still could not discover the other computers, but I could at least use \\ ivia "Tools" in the "Network and Sharing When I remove the "everyone" permission and only add the current account name on the XP machine, I am making the share password protected.

Ivory says: 7 years ago Hi, I've Got an old Dell P4600 server with 2k server installed & computer with XP intalled. I am running xp sp3 on both machines, a laptop and a PC. thank you Report Brian- May 17, 2013 10:23AM Saved me alot more frustration on this problem, Thank You! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/42470-42-find-computers-network-network On one pc i m getting a problem that I am not able to open any other computers while other network users can open my computer and see data.

Another way you can do it if you want to see all your workgroup computers in your network like this: Click on My Network Places Click on View Workgroup Computers If Click here to Register a free account now! I have also reinstated my default Firewall settings after turning them off and the network is still working. http://www.google.com/search?q=ports+WINS+NETBIOS… http://www.petri.co.il/what's_port_445_in_w2… Regards, Matt MCP, Net+ Network two computers running Windows XP 8 years ago mdrieder says: 8 years ago What if the reverse is true?

Typically the lease default setting on the router is set to 0 meaning 1 day. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cannot-see-network-computer-on-home-network.52336/ Seems like Win7wantseverybody to belong to WORKGROUP and you're on your own if you want to call it anything else. I am able to Ping from A to B and B to A but I can still not access either from either PC. In short the connectivity works, but Win7 runs ins a "stealth mode".

Also I shut off the IPv6 as someone suggested under adapter and I also put in the computer name again under computer description as described above. his comment is here Ping other computers on the network One other simple thing to do is to check whether you can even ping the other computers on the network. ALLAN REX says: 6 years ago I have 2 PC’s running XP SP3. I don't need you to post it all, just the IPv4 address.

It will act as a Wireless Access Point (extending range from the router), replace my wireless card on the Desktop (it'll be hard-wired to the print-server) and allow all of my This is not secure. I also just added a computer description, clicked okay, now I can browse by computer name. this contact form Duplicate IPs will prevent you from accessing it.

Hope this helps Associate in Applied Science - Network Systems Management -Trident Technical College Back to top #5 deandome deandome Topic Starter Members 65 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:08:49 AM Many thanks. can you help me on this JoeCool says: 5 years ago Thanks.

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Have you tried typing the address of the other PC in Windows Explorer? Interestingly, I now dual-boot the XP desktop with Windows 7 RC, thinking that would resolve my issue with Vista printing to that machine. December 16th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Networking There are 59 comments, care to add yours? I give this user full control.

Near the bottom of the window, you should see the workgroup name which is probably "WORKGROUP" instead of "MSHOME". and i dont want to "map" the drive. if I find it I will post it here Helpful +0 Report Linuxluver Dec 30, 2008 03:39PM I have also had trouble with Windows Vista pretending it is the only PC http://homeshareware.com/cannot-view/cannot-view-workgroup-computers-in-vista.html Ever since I brought one Windows 7 machine into the network, it gives me a permission error.

Jun 28, 2006 #11 Night Hacker TS Enthusiast Posts: 125 +20 I used a HUB with mine. Have checked all the Advanced Sharing Setting under Homegroup: Network Discovery is ON File and Print Sharing is ON Sharing with anyone is ON Password protection is Report Jostar- Sep 23, 2013 07:36PM Amazing! I was fighting with this for the last few hours, trying this and that, and somehow this last combination finally worked for me after doing some of the following suggestions up

So - trouble is in RC1... Enable the option.  If the issue persists, try to access another computer by entering \\computername in the Start Search box. I have9 Windows Xp, Vista, NAS, all on a home network with the same Workgroup name. Etexan Report Alicia- May 5, 2010 07:41PM Superdave you are indeed SUPER!!

the two IP's of the computers are not very similar either. Tried everything suggested in several of these threads, plus some things not mentioned. Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0 DHCP Trying to connect by names, even when creating a purely Windows 7 Homegroup, still fails miserably.  Network discovery is on and is finding the PCs, just can't connect.  So it appears

Click Start->Control Panel->Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings. I do not permit automatic updates or even automatic downloading (after I have had updates applied at shutdown with automatic updates turned off). Do I need to make any changes to the firewall?BTW, I'm using Windows 7 RC1.Any help appreciated.CheersBruceTCP/IP Configuration:Windows IP Configuration    Host Name . . . . . . . . I transferred files etc.

I installed an external adapter which gave internet access on both machines but no sharing of files or printer. I have two Win 7 machines.A netbook and a desktop. It has a hard time recognizing a newer windows version. But now after a recovery I dont remember how to get the permissions set right.

At the netsh prompt type winsock and press enter. At the most troubled firm, they have a Windows XP Server and both Vista and 7 workstations. What device do you have from Comcast?

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