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General failure.”1Sharing a printer on Windows home network0Windows 7 can't connect1Cannot connect to my win 7 machine5How to enable administrative shares on Vista and XP?1Windows 7 Home Premium can ping Server I've looked through all the files, and there is no trace of it anywhere! windows networking share|improve this question asked Sep 30 '12 at 18:21 X-Ray 146210 add a comment| 5 Answers 5 active oldest votes up vote 1 down vote That error message points Jun 11, 2008 #8 jcroot TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56 LookinAround said: A few things i can add: You didn't indicate if you're running XP Home or XP Pro? http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-xp-computer.php

More info here for you to install LLTD to your machines so that they can be seen with Vista:http://x3webworx.wordpress.com/2008/05/27/link-layer-topology-discovery-kb922120-not-included-in-sp3-no-problem-read-on/Enjoy. :) 1Votes Share Flag Collapse - Reponse To Answer by BryanMohr · The Picture will show you what your router will look like. In Windows Vista, click Start, in the Start Search box type \\[IP address of Windows XP computer] to access the Windows XP computer. Jun 10, 2008 #5 jcroot TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56 tipstir said: Is your dad the admin for the laptop?

So say you share drive, folder, or printer and you give it permission for each member or by admin. WHAT I FOUND : Default configuration of Windows 7 (and Vista) for Network sharing is not well balanced. You might have to fix the NetBIOS on each PC If you go under Connect To (show connections Right click on the NIC or wireless card Click on properties Click on I checked everything, and it says I'm ready to go, but, for some strange reason, the computer dosent have Internet Explorer, Mozillo Fire Fox, or anyhting of the sort!

  1. July 1, 2011 Bill G Reason for post: help getting my XP machines to allow the W7 machine access to drives/files.
  2. Reboot the Vista machine, then proceed to pick the folders you want to share from Vista.
  3. Thanks!
  4. Nope.
  5. If it has Vista support or plugin play you can get the real picture of it.
  6. I'm not able to open my sister's pc because of some permission issues.
  7. I made a big mistake by letting Microsoft run the updates on the servers now i have nothing but problems.
  8. Can I network these three computers through Vista?
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  10. thank you for your suggestions.

You can do as similar as described for XP computers in that guide: i.e. From here, make sure that the Workgroup name is the same for all computers. I recommend that all the machines date and times be synced when dealing with windows 7 and XP/Sever 2003 issues. test after first turning firewalls off, and test using LANspy to view open UDP and TCP ports on your LAN Jun 11, 2008 #12 tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,384

TechSpot is a registered trademark. It allows you to centralize your important documents and digital media files on one box and provides easy access to data and the ability to stream media to other machines on However, all its detail is focused on XP. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Jun 15, 2008 #18 insoman TS Booster Posts: 102 dont you need to set your user accounts with a password to do all this? Type the following commands without the quotes: "Ipconfig /flushdns" and press Enter. "Netsh int ip reset" and press Enter Vista will then want to be rebooted. Make sure ALL machines are on the same WORKGROUP. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Reponse To Answer by BryanMohr · 6 years ago In reply to Username and password?... Jun 16, 2008 #19 tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,384 +105 insoman said: dont you need to set your user accounts with a password to do all this?Click to expand...

Have you tried the remote desktop thingy? what happens is that it simply says it's not accessible. The desktop is not wireless, however. I'm not able to see my dad's laptop even that his laptop is turned on.

Reply With Quote 26th January 2010,18:03 #3 davidjones2649 Beginner Join Date Dec 2008 Location Pembrokeshire, UK Posts 12 The problem stays exactl the same with AVG and Avast. news Jw Thank you so much for this tutorial! On the Vista computer, you're going to click on the Start menu and type "system" in the Search Box. what i have seen with systems in workgroup, sometimes we need to explicitly pass user name and password to access them.

To see the Vista in XP do the same thing. João ivan hola!! i have what i think may be an important clue. http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-access-xp-computer.php Make sure ALL of your computers are up todate and try again.Make sure your XP machines have "LLTD" on them, LLTD here:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4f01a31d-ee46-481e-ba11-37f485fa34eaMore information that might help you here:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727037.aspx 0Votes Share Flag

Is the same possible solution for Windows XP service pack 3? Network Discovery, File Sharing, Public Folder Sharing and Printer Sharing are ON - Password Protected Sharing and Media Sharing are OFF. I think this fix can also be applied for Vista.

Liv I have followed instructions up to entering my XP address in the network from my Vista laptop…at that point, internet explorer is unable to locate the XP address.

It's as if the credential check between the two is failing. Using the eval command twice more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? XP brought the NTFS file system to the average computer.

I can ping C210 from Vista with no problem so it is being seen. Thanks for your reply but I'm not an expert user, can you or sombody else please expalin these steps with details? Map a Network Drive from XP to Windows 7 Sharing between Vista and Windows 7 Another scenario you might run into is having to share files and printers between a Vista check my blog I'd like to access Share" Computer B requests authentication: "A, this is B.

in my windows vista desktop pc when I go to network I only see my sister's pc and my own desktop pc. How can I claim compensation? My "Main" computer is named "C210" and is running Windows XP. click to enlarge Now on your computer running Vista, open the Network item from the Start menu.

Are the machines rebelling for more donuts? Both Vista and XP use the NTFS file system. It immediately returns with the invalid login popup. //i have tried rebooting, many many times now. Thanks again for your help, now the problem seems to get better...

David September 12, 2011 brent Its works great under normal start-up (under msconfig) but if selective start-up and disable all start-up and some of services (hide all microsoft programs) this does That network icon can be changed to a house image very easy to do and plus you should give the workgroup a name: So instead of NETWORK it could be called Few more questions... So you and your sister should have full access to all the files and folders you select.

Please enable Network discovery, File sharing and Printer sharing. A little window will open up. Do this.. please help.

I am a 67-year-old woman who needs all the help I can get when I am having problems with my computer. Your guide isnt even a good comment stop waisting peoples time with baloney March 31, 2011 Victor O Give your guide to someone, along with a windows xp and 7 and So, if you know about the XP machines Username and Password, why not put it in?You might need to check to see that you are inputting the correct username and password. And wait and retest about 15 minutes to re-verify it still looks the same.

I'm running Windows XP SP3 PRO (this is my father's laptop) and I made all the changes to mentioned above, here is an image of what I currenly have in my Please authenticate." Computer A submits authentication: "B, there is no server to authenticate with, but this is my username and password." Computer B verifies authentication: "This username and password exactly matches That network icon can be changed to a house image very easy to do and plus you should give the workgroup a name: So instead of NETWORK it could be called Contact the administrator odf this server if you have the access permisions.