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How is the distinction between server and user relevant in this (peer-to-peer) context? The Vista PC can see all the others and they appear in the Network Map in the correct places (Very pretty and quite a handy feature). I was able to ping all of the computers. But doesn't this appear to be something related to the Vista computer? Check This Out

The laptop is a HP dv6247cl w/ Vista Home Premium preinstalled so it is not built or modified. Otherwise, one would expect them to behave similarly (of course, will all the variations in possible settings, this can be a challenge).I didn't see firewalls mentioned. I had spent about three weeks before I reached your thread and was able to fix the problem. I found this step by searching MS for "error message when you try to access a Windows XP-based network computer: "You might not have permission to use this network resource".

certain adaptors work with certain operating systems and I seem to be missing the one that lets xp talk to vista. When I try to access the 7 computer from the Vista computer I get: Network connection cannot be reached, Permission issues as well. I am running the network through a Netgear router. To access any files or folders you will need to set permissions in the folder properties just make a new user Guest so it can read and write.

Herbie643 says: 6 years ago I had a LinkSys router, not wireless. Report Stuart- Aug 12, 2010 01:51PM Excellent worked, 6 on laptop, Windows Explorer opens faster as a bonus summer 2010 Report Sean- Aug 27, 2010 12:18PM Works! - Hopefully. . . I edited the registry on my WinXP machines per MS article 913628 at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913628.This problem and security software have been my biggest challenges in helping clients with their home networks. Report babz- Jan 13, 2009 01:47AM Hey, just another post to read but someone might pick up something.

Click Start, choose Control Panel.2. I does make a different if the workgroup is in UPPERCASE just make sure they are all the same. Short Stories and Fixes Squirrels and rain can slow down an ADSL modem... here I also am able to access the internet and hook up to the network printer (wireless) through the router.

I have a few more things to try and, if they don't work I'll start a new thread. The drive is shared (\\Pauls-desktop\e). Copyright © 1999-2016 Speed Guide, Inc. Outlook cannot connect to your mail server ?

If you use this procedure, you do not receive printe updates from the printe server when you update the printer driver on the print server. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-networking/cant-see-vista-computer-on-network/df305740-69c3-47cf-9639-cf182df9cacd TT says: 7 years ago The obtain IP address automatically section worked for me I just deleted the numbers that I had in the ip addresses and it worked for me also when i restart the computer other computer can ping but when my system starts, the same problem again occured. It's been very annoying that the Linux systems can see everything, on any system, but the Windows systems can't even see each other, never mind anything else.....without a lot of messing

Once I run the procedure you outline it works fine until the nest morning when I have to clear the sockets again. his comment is here Now her Vista laptop sees all the printers on all the desktop machines. I used to use Kaspersky Internet Security and I had to also go into Kaspersky firewall settings and set the network to private. To get the latter and this is where I fluked it I tried the discussion above posts re setting permissions on the drive but here tried to set them on the

Still not quite sure why it "forgot" them after a routine Windows update although I could ping them via their IP addresses, etc. Sunday, March 11, 2007 8:29 AM Reply | Quote 5 Sign in to vote Check the Norton Firewall, it seems to block file-sharing from every machine. With the LLTD Responder, a computer running Windows XP can respond to other Windows Vista computers on the network that are attempting to create a network map.    To install the this contact form SOPHEA says: 7 years ago Dear, Sir/Madam Could you help me?

This all worked fine with LinkSys. A move dictated by my DSL provider. As soon as I did that my problem was solved.

do you mean security updates etc?

If we name the systems and the subsets we have: XPU (XP User), XPS (XP Server), VL (Vista Laptop), VD (no laughing - Vista desktop), and PS (Print Server).The subsets for Then one day, Windows Vista, being such a "smart" and "advanced" OS, simply refused to access the XP machine. nataraj says: 7 years ago I cannot see other computers in the network. We presently have Windows 2008 R2 Domain Environment, And currently we are facing a issue with No.

I tried most of the solutions here, and some elsewhere and nothing was working. December 16th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Networking There are 59 comments, care to add yours? The IP That Just Wouldn\'t Stick. http://homeshareware.com/cannot-view/cannot-view-computers-on-home-network.html Contact the administrator of the this server to find out if you have access permissions.   The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available”   Go figure?!  

Lots of Google searching and reading. I think most of the problems I was having related to ZoneAlarm on WinXP pc and Norton Internet Security on Vista pc.What a pip. She can connect to shares via Start-Run - and manually entering the host name to browse. As a result of my past experiences, I like to archive threads such as these as they could one day save my hours of ripping out my hair.

KeithWindows ME (spare computer) Windows XP 2002 Professional SP3 (desktop computer) Windows 7 Professional SP1 32bit(laptop computer) Windows 8 64bit spare drive for laptop computer Back to top #14 craigsiegel craigsiegel The 2 wire router sees all the systems. It connects to router over wireless. Report MARCELO- May 8, 2010 10:14AM thank you so much!

Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear....Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook Have you Then I was able to see when the remote PC attempted to access the main PC to which the printer is connected. fed up. I also have a laptop running Vista home.

I will try the above steps before posting agin and tell u all if that worked for me Thursday, March 15, 2007 2:09 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to Calder Munroe says: 5 years ago There is a Microsoft fix it tool to fix this issue Go to this website to run it. Whenever a user tries to view a shared folder from a computer by navigating through My Network Places/ Entire Network/ Microsoft Windows Network/ Domain Name the user can only see 13 Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

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