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At last I can use my Favorites folder and My Document folder, which are placed on the fileserver. (Using My Document folder is other song))) But today (third day of installed Also check on the supplier's homepage for new drivers * in the properties of the network adapter in question, disable ALL entries (incl. When both machines are on, signal strength is excellent. Pinged 4 times and it> > said 4 pings lost....100% lost. http://homeshareware.com/cannot-view/cannot-view-workgroup-computers-in-vista.html

by The Living Legend / October 25, 2003 4:08 AM PDT In reply to: Won't work without a Wireless Router! time. If you see other network names, especially those with more than one bar of signal, they could be interfering with your signal. now back to see why Zone Alarm is restricting access to the 'puters on the net. *serenity now* *serenity now!* Wednesday, January 27, 2010 5:45 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign http://ask.metafilter.com/109510/Wireless-computers-cant-see-wired-LAN-Workgroup-shares

File and printer sharing is now all systems go. More Information Network problems — Troubleshooting wireless connections, finding your wifi network… Wireless Networking — Connect to wifi, Hidden networks, Disconnecting… See Also Connect to a hidden wireless network — Connect By default, Windows does not allow the File and Printer Sharing service access through the firewall, so you have to manually allow access.

Start->right-clicking Computer->Properties->Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, click Change settings->Computer Name tab->Change First because default name of Workgroup in Windows7is WORKGROUP I have change that toexample MSHOME, RESET. Sites MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk Best Of Podcast Links Home FAQ About Archives Tags Popular Random Wiki Search Chat Labs Members Sign Up Log In Search MetaFilter… nataraj says: 7 years ago I cannot see other computers in the network. I have been at this for hours now with no luck.

File sharing is enabled on both pc,s & firewall is enabled on wireless connection. I can find the Win7 computer from other PCs (all running WinXP) (by using Search and searching for \\computername\share name), but not vice versa. Hopefully, this post will get MS to figure out what is truly happening when you change a workgroup name, that apparently DOESN'T happen even with automatic discovery set to "on". check that December 23, 2011 Can I get a wired (ethernet) connection off a...

Signing out for now... I simply want to have access to My Doc's, Favorites and other files I have INside my own home network! But not vice versa until I changed the workgroup name and then changed back on the Win7 computer. I like McAfee, but I can no longer install it through my DSL.

Please let me know > >> how> >> these tests works and more details on your wireless network > >> (authentication> >> and encryption settings you are using).> >>> >>> >> HOWEVER, I cannot access them yet if Zone Alarm is on, so Zone Alarm is blocking that part of it now. The simple way to fix this is to buy a router with better range, but you can take some other steps before going to the trouble (and expense) of buying a All was well (since setup after Xmas) until the laptop turned OFF the onboard wireless adapter - never to return - but that is another story!

If you were able to pinpoint the network blockage to such an app, either update/ upgrade it, or even consider to uninstall it. * f there is several network his comment is here File and Printer Sharing is turned off If File and Printer Sharing is not turned on, you will never see another computer across the network. Spotted an error? Herbie643 says: 6 years ago I had a LinkSys router, not wireless.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:43 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote hi . Yes I have just been fighting the same problem. In the run box type \\ (or whatever IP). this contact form How the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar works The MacBook Pro now has a digital function bar that's actually a dynamic screen.

Also, I can see the laptop from the> > desktop, but when i click on the laptop icon, it says MSHOME workgroup is > > not> > accessible and to verify Proposed as answer by chbartel Monday, August 16, 2010 4:50 PM Monday, January 25, 2010 2:55 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I too could see the Win thebetafemale says: 8 years ago Disabling the firewall helped me see the other computers.

From my laptop I can access the internet, > >> >but I> >> > can't see the desktop, nor can my desktop see my laptop.

Enjoy! It is typing in the address bar \\server This brings up all the shares on server computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Aaagh - I'm getting totally lost and frustrated with this wireless problem! Here's how it works.

I've done the same on the laptop. and after i add two other pcs in the workgroup when i tried to access these two computers via one of 8pcs that tell i cannot access and then i can Maria says: 3 years ago Went over your list! http://homeshareware.com/cannot-view/cannot-view-computers-on-home-network.html Make sure to CHECK the box next to File and Printer Sharing.

I connected my PC to my router with the ethernet cable and was able to see my laptop but it said that my accesst was restricsted. Type: cmd.exe> >> 4. Still nothing.>> >>> > Need help.>> >>> > -- >> > Steph>>>>>> steveDec 16, 2004, 4:55 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windows.networking.wireless (More info?)"Jim Seifert [MSFT]" wrote:> In general firewall defaults will The builtin firewall in XPSP2 can be configured in the security center to allow filesharing, this is required in addition to enabling filesharing.-- Please do not send e-mail directly to this

Step #3: once all the network system are configured to same network profile then gotocontrol panel -> Network and Internet ->Networking and sharing ->Change advanced Public folder sharing is on. Through one of those links it suggested trying to ping the other computers (duh). that "you might not have permission to use this network resource & The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available." In addition I went into Administrative Tools, Computer

If you want to access a share from a computer, just use its IP. I am running xp sp3 on both machines, a laptop and a PC. Static IP addresses have always fixed the issue for me. Go to "Run"> >> 3.

Your share has absolutely no security whatsoever. The wireless computer (desktop) is using a USB device while the primary PC is connected into the router. Finally I did 2 things today. 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

Try doing a net view>> 5. it works.

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