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However, whenever I try to open the library folders on any of the computers to view the available files therein, I just get a ‘beep' in response, and the folders won't I shared TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser   Office Office 365 Exchange Server   SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business User Name "Guest". your solution to the "problem of sharing drives on windows 7 aside from the public drive" worked! his comment is here

You can find the HomeGroup password by going to Control Panel and opening HomeGroup. Much appreciated! The two Win7's can see and talk to the XP Pro and Windows 2k, Both win7's SEE each other XP Pro, Win2k. How pathetic.

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Healso owns a NAS drive, with identicalhardware, firmware and configuration to my NAS drive.I took my Win 7 Pro laptop to my son's home - and tried to establish a network However, I still cannot get Win 7 to see my XPs on the network. I made sure that the windows 7 drivers where installed on the laptop and did as you instructed and it worked perfectly. I had no idea why it wouldnt work (i'm well versed in xp and prior but not vista or 7) and it so simple as to change my settings from home

November 11, 2009 Ben been several days and following this and still my XP machine cant access any files on Win 7 laptop Win 7 see XP machine fine and acess The problem is between the Win 7 laptop and XP desktop. solved how do you use windows easy transfer software between windows 7 professional and 8.1 pro using a cross over cable? 8.1 > 7, No networking drivers working - Toshiba L50d-c Connect Xp To Windows 7 Hence i didn't have the required P2P service available.

I am a computer professional with 40 years of hands on experience and it is difficult for me. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together However, when I tried to map a drive on the Win XP Pro laptop computer,Win 7 Pro would not allow me to connect to theWin XP Pro laptop, so I was So frustrating to have had this set up and working fine, made NO changes that I'm aware of, and it just stopped working. Report Gator- Apr 23, 2010 05:24PM No such link as you said!?!

I believe this to be the reason why my laptop cannot join the homegroup. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan Just as with xp and vista, networking is hit and miss, and you have to mess around with all your settings on your control panel for hours, just to be able I could SEE the public folder and other shared folders on the Win 7 computer from my Vista computer BUT, I could not access them. One thing did change from my previous post.

Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together

Back to top Back to Networking 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Internet & Networking → Networking http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/152285-Problem-with-network-sharing-Win-7-and-XP If you want to keep it enabled make sure there is a log in account for the other XP machines and they have a password. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp The wireless laptop will not connect. Networking Windows 7 And Xp I don't know how to upgrade the NIC driver.

The PC with 7 finds the other 2 computers on the network, the computer with Vista finds the other 2 computers on the network, BUT the computer with XP only finds this content I cannot establish a network connection from the Win 7 machine to the Win XP Pro laptop or tothe NAS drive. I will check and let you know. November 25, 2009 hahahaz07 Thx!! How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit

December 18, 2009 Raj Hi, I have tried what all you mentioned here…I am not able to see XP machine on my Lap which has Windows 7. Thanks for the great article which explains a lot. Paul M. weblink Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

I have never paid attention till lately when i tried to make my own network, i do not get the option to select home/work/public/domain. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup I have tired flushing the servers in the command prompt and reinstalling it, but to no avail. That will enable me to transfer info between the machines much more directly, as well as to print from both machines.

The "join now" button is greyed out and does not work.

Thanks, Novak Friday, February 12, 2010 2:59 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I have already tried changing the workgroup name on each computer and rebooting everything ender says: 6 years ago I couldn't connect 2 Win7 computers until I severed the network bridge that I enabled for my Xbox. I switched the box back to getting the IP address automatically and turned TCP/IPv6 back on. (These were the original settings.) The output of ipconfig /all is shown below. Windows Xp Join Windows 10 Homegroup I called Epson support and they gave me the following work around.

I`m getting frustrated, yesterday was all fine... best regards viktor January 6, 2010 mjuice Followed it step by step didn't work. I have no problem sharing anything (within the normal limits, of course) on the Windows 7 machine with the other computers and I can access the shares on the XP machine check over here December 12, 2009 Le Thank you, Mysticgeek.

If you can point me to a GOOD tutorial on how to do this, one that describes the screens and options I actually have, that would be good enough. Still the Windows 7 cannot access the XP although the XP can access the Win 7 fine. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware