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Then making the home network. And yes, they are all on the same workgroup except for the Ubuntu machine, but that's not an issue anyway. the point of doing that (with the internet connection closed-down, of course) is to see if the problem can be isolated there. The Vista computer that has problem was a Dell Athlon bought with Vista already installed. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - the Fault is By Design by reizaal · 9 years ago http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-access-xp-computer.php

to configure windows firewall.. To see XP computers on the Network Map is easy once you work out that you need to load LLTD protocol (which is not by default installed on XP – see Here is what I discovered. Actually shortly after I did some initial network sharing when I first took the notebook out of the box, I was able to do everything but print.

You can still ping 7 from XP. I can see each machine from each machine on my network page. It's as if the credential check between the two is failing.

So if you put a Vista PC and a Windows XP Home PC on the same network, and they can't find or talk with each other: One PC searches in vain It’s as simple as creating a Homegroup on on machine then joining the other to it. Thursday, August 30, 2007 10:00 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks very much, all you people... Click Next.A dialogue box will appear asking for you to enter a port name.

So naturally that is your problem. Saturday, November 29, 2008 5:06 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've had it!Just got a Vista 64 machine yesterday.  Hooked it to my XP network...NOTHING, NADA, ZIP!I've CH July 26, 2010 John I have 4 xp node machines with a window 7 machine as host. In Win7 you can group shared folders by comment, which results in a nicer allignment of you folders.

May 31, 2011 Kent B I am having the same problem as David west. March 31, 2011 Tom Easiest way to access window 7 computers from Win Xp.I am assuming that no computers are password protected and you are not keen on security. Pathetic. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Not really... I have a work group of 12 computers and two servers.

The laptop running 7 still stayed connected and communicating with server A but it can no longer connect to server B. At home, I even tried to "create a new port" when adding the printer to my Vista. but the computers don't see each other. Once I changed the time and date… it worked.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 2:10 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've made some progress. http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-xp.php asked 4 years ago viewed 2525 times active 2 years ago Related 1Internet connection sharing (Windows Vista/Windows 7 or Windows Vista/Ubuntu)?0Can't ping my computer - “Transmit failed. http://bbs.blackviper.com/index.php?topic=1513.0 //end Helpful +1 Report juii May 11, 2010 04:50PM see the link .. Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags More Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial

To get started I suggest you FIRST disconnect your network from the internet (for your protection), then disable ALL firewalls (including Windows firewall) on ALL machines, and then work to get If I can just train the kids to bring the printed sheets up stairs......   I was so impressed with all the features of the Network magic that I have paid All is good now and I can print from both machines! http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-connect-to-xp-computer.php No luck with Vista computer still can notconnect to Windows 2000 Servers.

Not useles after all are you :) May 10, 2011 David West Windows 7 is strange, one day it works, next day - who knows! accessing the vista machine share via newer computers is never a problem even though sometimes they're using exactly the same network hardware. I looked at the NIC properties and the "Rollback Driver" button is grayed out so there appears to be no easy way to try a different driver right now.

the 2003 server is.

If you don’t want to make your Windows 7 machines part of the same Homegroup, you can still share files through the Public Folder, and setup a printer to be shared Then one day, Windows Vista, being such a "smart" and "advanced" OS, simply refused to access the XP machine. Firewalls are off Time is synced to time.windows.com W7 can see the drives/files shared on the XP. Have you checked the registry settings on your WinXP macines per MS article 913628?  Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yes, and yes. 

The File and Printer sharing box for Microsoft Networks must be checked. Then turn firewalls on again. use "net use /?" to get help and try mapping a drive of target system share. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Reponse To Answer by BryanMohr · 6 years ago In news See the article at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913628.   Since WinXP can see Vista it strikes me that WinXP is the badboy ...

The best way is to reboot your Vista machine and see if you can input your Username and password again. Scheduling a task into a period within a day, depending on whether or not it is a weekend Professor Lewin: "Which string will break?" / Me: "That one." / Professor Lewin: Helpful +1 Report The Eddo Jul 12, 2009 09:29PM THe solution for this is often simple: Run the Network Setup Wizard on your XP Computer, make your workgroup name MSHOME On So I got online with them and they remotely helped me for free.

I can see it but can't access the shared files. above too, anytime you change the Workgroup name you must re-boot that computer for the changed Workgroup name to apply. CHECK YOUR TIME AND DATES. Sunday, September 09, 2007 10:33 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Redondo77 rocks.   I thought I was the only person having this problem with my XP desktop

What have I done to my Dell to keep it from being able to see the 7 machine? The vista sort of sees the xp, but cannot connect to it yet even though file sharing is turned on the xp and the vista. The procedure is fairly straightforward and is well documented on the MS site and elsewhere. Done the Work network change from Homegroup, checked the workgroup name on all machines, made sure network discovery + no passwords + lower security encyption were set correclty, sorted out the

Needless to say, THIS USED TO WORK! Report pfunkmixer- May 8, 2010 06:53PM could not see my vista 64 cpu which is controlling network with my 7 64 laptop I could see the laptop with the vista cpu