Try these links for Part1 and Part2. This is what I tried so far: 1: CMD and then ipconfig /all Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 for both computers DHCP Servers: 192.168.1.1 for both computers 2: I created a home network Sharing and Discovery make it these settings... The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. http://sortpictures.net/windows-7/how-to-share-files-between-windows-7-and-xp.html
Now test out everything I've mentioned above. i tried to "View workgroup computers" and i directly get the same "not accessible" message. Step one: Let’s inventory your current setup. I'm not able to open my sister's pc because of some permission issues. you could check here
Thanks for your reply but I'm not an expert user, can you or sombody else please expalin these steps with details? Also the firewall you use should have a trust zone where you have bla, bla IP address range you setup in the router to match the firewall software. I changed my network name for the same name that I have for my SSID in my wireless router. Why would wireless act different than wired, when Xp works in both cases.
Helpful +10 Report Gunnar Jun 15, 2010 at 04:12 PM I simply shut of my F-secure firewall and put on my windows firewall ! I'll leave that up to you. The problem is with the discovery on the vista laptop. Windows 7 Cannot Access Shared Folder On Xp by Peconet Tietokoneet · 6 years ago In reply to Why can't my Vista machin ...
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 Both can access Internet but they can't see each other on the network map even though both have shared public folders, are in the same work group. And yes, they are all on the same workgroup except for the Ubuntu machine, but that's not an issue anyway. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/windows-vista-windows-xp-cant-see-each-other/ Pathetic. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Not really... Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share Restored to the manual restore point of about July 5 -- This time didn't work. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Can get into your specifics more here in this thread.
Prior to installing Win 7 on one of the Desktops my network worked as one would expect.......NOW......I'm here looking for solutions. my response If you have rights you won't get this prompt and should be able to access the share folders or the drive in this case C:\ which is not shared out. I tried changing the username and password temporarily on the XP machine but still got invalid login, so I just changed it back so I wouldn't introduce new problems to all Hi and thanks for your reply. Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows Xp
All rights reserved. Be sure your computer is in the trusted network for Norton.Also download and install Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) onto the Windows XP machine.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4f01a31d-ee46-481e-ba11-37f485fa34ea&DisplayLang=enMake sure that sharing is enabled on all Is your dad the admin for the laptop? check here I'm not able to see my dad's laptop even that his laptop is turned on.
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 How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan All computers are completely up to date. I can access all of the XP computers from the Vista computer but although the XP computers can see the Vista PC they can't access Vista's shared folders.
I have another network where I installed the Vista Home Basic myself while the computer was connected to the network, the connection between Vista and XP works fine as expected. Checked the security settings for all Public Folders, sub-folders and files and set all users to Full Control. This service has two dependencies; Peer Networking Identity Manager service and Peer Name Resolution Protocol service. http://sortpictures.net/windows-7/windows-7-failure-configuring-windows-updates-reverting-changes-loop.html Things worked again -- for a couple days until MS sent 4 critical updates.
click on start from xp click on run type: \\computername\C$ if you get something that reads computername\Guest then you know something is not setup correctly on that PC. To see the Vista in XP do the same thing. Any help you can give would be appreciated! Tried everthing again.
Who are the oldest characters in A Song of Ice and Fire? Thanks again for your help, now the problem seems to get better... If not then look in the services.msc and make sure Computer Browser service is started and set to auto and Network Connections. There is no problem with any of these.
thank you for your suggestions. I'm now able to see my dad's PC from my desktop vista PC. Why has network discovery always taken so long? Everything from pictures, documents and music would be downloaded to that PC.
This is what is happening now... I did everything you mentioned above including some additional things like setting the NetBIOS over TCP/IP and change the Workgroup names again. XP never be able to access Share made on 7 until 7 is rebooted. I used to map a drive using a batch file with net command:You may want to try this if you have not tried it already.PS: i tried to put full command
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 If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. It immediately returns with the invalid login popup. //i have tried rebooting, many many times now.