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 Windows XP Home PCs automatically use MSHOME as their workgroup name; Windows Vista PCs use WORKGROUP as their workgroup name. Gold Star!! Click My computer b. check over here
And the feeling of achievement I had was just great because of your help. Just breaking narrative text into a series of givens. Click OK to close the open windows and, when asked, click the Restart Now button to restart your PC. what i have seen with systems in workgroup, sometimes we need to explicitly pass user name and password to access them.
Reset Post Submit Post Operating Systems Forums Windows · 64,770 discussions Mac OS · 883 discussions Linux · 4,410 discussions Other · 196 discussions Latest From Tech Pro Research System monitoring Turn off the firewall and it should see your network when you are all finished. This I tried several different ways and all to no avail. Not the answer you're looking for?
or is it wireless? Friday, July 06, 2007 9:37 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you very much!!! I've searched many sites but I haven't resolved the problem. I will try To allow Vista to access other computers on your network and vice versa, follow these steps:1. WHAT I FOUND : Default configuration of Windows 7 (and Vista) for Network sharing is not well balanced.
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 On my XP machine, I went to "Network Connections", and clicked "New Connection Wizard". Report cybercipolla- Apr 25, 2013 07:54PM GENIUS!!!! If you follow these steps everything should work first time but be patient while Windows finds the new printer share. 1.
I can see both boxes in Win 7 however when I try to ope XP I get a box requiring a user name and password. Is one a 'main' computer and the other wireless? User name? I have two laptops, both with XP.
share|improve this answer answered Jul 10 '14 at 17:59 Tazo Todua 3811515 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Alternatively, you can change your Windows XP PC's workgroup name to WORKGROUP by following these same five steps, but clicking the Computer Name tag in Step 2. Vista has a different group policy than did XP. Vista can read and write to all of the other machines except for C210.
I can see the desktop from Vista if I go to "View Full Map" but nothing more. Am I missing something?Brian Sunday, July 22, 2007 3:38 PM Reply | Quote 0 check my blog The other computers -> one with WindowsXP and two with Ubuntu. Monday, August 13, 2007 2:35 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I followed all the steps in the checklist and still had a variant of this problem viz The procedure is fairly straightforward and is well documented on the MS site and elsewhere.
Report hadma- Jun 11, 2010 02:02AM yes the firewall is properly cofigured Helpful +0 Report bigz Dec 20, 2008 12:07PM take norton off Helpful +0 Report Jess Dec 27, 2008 08:36AM User Reviews/Comments: rate: -- rating -- 5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Average 2 - Poor 1 - Very Poor avg: by anonymous - 2012-11-25 22:08 After The only thing I would add to this is that after you type in comp name\printer name and hit next you have to install drivers for your printer. http://softwaredevelopercertification.com/vista-cannot/vista-cannot-connect-to-xp-computer.php It's as if the credential check between the two is failing.
I think this fix can also be applied for Vista. July 23, 2011 Raj Thanks a Lot it worked July 31, 2011 Robert G. 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.
Follow the instructions to see if it's on.
Turn off the firewall on both computers while doing this, it will just make it easier in the long run. It was only the printing that wasn't working. Click the "Change Settings" button and change the workgroup name to "MSHOME". What I learned on my home network is below. 1.1) My WinXP machines have ZoneAlarm and I needed to ensure that all machines on the network were in the trusted zone.
Reset Post Submit Post Security Forums Security · 23,410 discussions Malware · 2,752 discussions Piracy · 444 discussions Latest From Tech Pro Research System monitoring policy Hiring kit: Microsoft Power BI The other laptop (a Dell) can see none of the others. December 31, 2010 Keith Hi, I have a problem with sharing a printer on windows 7. have a peek at these guys It is still set at 1.
Document any error messages, dialogue boxes or other potential flags. Here are some other articles that will help you accomplish your home networking needs: Share a Printer on a Home Network from Vista or XP to Windows 7 How to Share I'm thinking it may be #5 in your case. Much appreciated!
I googled that exact error message and found my final solution here: http://www.proprofs.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=8063 . Win 7 sees both boxes, XP sees neither, nor the printer. When I tried it said no way would it allow me to do it BUT the constant "you do not have permission to access this drive" message vanished and now I Not useles after all are you :) May 10, 2011 David West Windows 7 is strange, one day it works, next day - who knows!
Step 5 was the most obscure - changing a registry setting in one of my WinXP machines so that my Vista pc could see its shared folders. Windows Networking – Firewalls are off Time is synced to time.windows.com W7 can see the drives/files shared on the XP. Kelley Report skrki- May 6, 2009 03:27AM It's all bullcrap when it comes to Mic.soft.. I have the LLTD Protocol installed on the XP system as well as NetBios.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/903267/en-us http://www.microsoft.com/... I've seen it cache DNS's, gateways, etc, and then using the cached information on different networks.. by Peconet Tietokoneet · 6 years ago In reply to Why can't my Vista machin ... 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:
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