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for other reasons, the xp computer was recently reloaded but the problem continues. contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.  This message did not return a valid reply from the msn search facility.   My goal is at least it did for me. All I want to do is share the printer connected (USB) to the desktop and the external HDD (also connected to the desktop). http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-ping-xp-machine.php

Looking forward to your helpo\ Friday, March 09, 2007 4:42 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem. Popular Is 5GHz Wireless better than 2.4GHz ? Click on security tab on top You will get a list of users.. All rights reserved.

You all don't have to worry about lost data. No, create an account now. When I first installed Win7 I "tuned" it up to make it faster per some tips I found on another website. See the article at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913628.

My sister is the admin for her windows vista laptop, my father is the admin for his windows xp pro sp3 laptop and I'm also the admin for my windows vista I tried to start with this but for some reason is not working. 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 Few more questions...

Computer will not enter sleep mode ? Can you map network share drives? Report Frustrated- Jul 7, 2010 08:50PM I had my win 7 wireless laptop seeing and sharing nicely with my 3 xp machines on my home network from November 2009 'til around How to Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista Sharing between Vista and XP When Windows Vista came out, hardware requirements were intensive, drivers weren’t ready, and sharing between

Sunday, December 09, 2007 8:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote G'day I tried everything everybody posted here to network my XP PC to my Vista laptop still no luck so I scoured Polyglot Anagrams Cops' Thread Straight line equation Someone peeled an American flag sticker off of my truck. My workgroup is ‘WOODPARK’. I go to the Control Panel and Advanced sharing, and network discovery is turned on, but printer and file sharing, when I click it on and save it, doesn't stay saved.

Being a member gives you additional options. Any thoughts as to how I can get this to work again, short of uninstalling 7 and reloading Vista? Maybe because I also did many of the other potential fixes here and elsewhere, it was a combination. Thanks for the pictures it really helps to fix your problem..

I'm also able able to see my desktop vista PC from my dad's xp laptop but I'm not able to open my PC. http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-xp-computer.php SO MY ONLY SOLUTION after trying everything was the following. Try these links for Part1 and Part2. Saturday, March 17, 2007 2:10 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've made some progress.

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  3. I had a Microsoft guy do it for me because I have a copy of 7 that has support 24/7 for life.
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Disconnect from the internet and then disable ALL firewalls (including Windows firewall) on one Vista machine and the XP User.  I suggest doing this with a hardwired connection via a router. share|improve this answer edited Oct 1 '12 at 10:54 Journeyman Geek♦ 93.3k30171291 answered Oct 1 '12 at 10:50 Shaun Willsher 1 Since ping works, it is most likely NOT And wait and retest about 15 minutes to re-verify it still looks the same. have a peek at these guys May 30, 2011 Steve R.

Very strange. However, all its detail is focused on XP. Tried everthing again.

July 23, 2011 Raj Thanks a Lot it worked July 31, 2011 Robert G.

Is it possible to hand start modern planes? Purpose: isolate whether firewall settings are causing the problem.2. 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 I made a big mistake by letting Microsoft run the updates on the servers now i have nothing but problems.

I've spent the better part of 3 days fighting the thing. I had spent about three weeks before I reached your thread and was able to fix the problem. enabled bi-directional flows in the allow Netbios, Netbios Name and File Sharing settings for the private IP addresses of the devics on my network in the advanced settings of the firewall. http://bovbjerg.net/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-see-xp.php CH July 26, 2010 John I have 4 xp node machines with a window 7 machine as host.

Monday, April 14, 2008 8:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks to all who have responded with suggestions.  Yes, all 4 computers are domain : workgroup and Wednesday, September 05, 2007 2:02 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Nor for me - I tried all the steps and nothing worked,  but someone on this thread I can't get the new PC to recognize the old XP PC and can't even go online with the XP. And yes, I disabled homegroup, and put all machines on the same workgroup.

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 I got this to work on XP Pro SP2 and Vista Business SP1. Configuring this beast of an app required a lot of trial, error and googling the Symantec site and others.   2) Ensure sharing is enabled on all machines. How many network administrators there are supposed to be inb the world?

Server Based Network Guide Tom\'s Easy Home Networking Uncapping, The makings of a Semi-Myth How to Backup using Batch Files Ramdisk Guide SSD Linux Tweaks SSD Speed Tweaks Windows 2k/XP Tweaks What ever happened to joining a workgroup? Type in the \\computer name\printer name .special credit to Melonhead on his posting on microsoft."   The key here is "add a local printer", not "add a network printer", which I