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Proposed as answer by jackehendrix Friday, November 04, 2011 1:29 AM Friday, July 22, 2011 12:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That did the trick... Here goes.. has been working fine until power outage, now I can ping the w7 machine from all xp machines but can not ping xp from w7 machine. Alternatively you can run them from http://support.microsoft.com/fixit * run the following commands, one by one or in a batch (should already have been included in one of more of http://howtoblog.org/windows-xp/erasing-my-xp-from-my-laptop.html

by R. I notice that on the Network and Sharing connections map that I am on a Homegroup but mine has a name (my wireless SSID) where my other computer just says "network". Try to view workgroup computers on the network again. Keep up the good work. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f31/solved-xp-cant-see-other-workgroup-machines-205937.html

Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp

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 Join the community here. The procedure is fairly straightforward and is well documented on the MS site and elsewhere.

  • too bad I haven't done it or else i'd give away the secret in a jiffy Report Gunnar- Jun 15, 2010 04:09PM I had the same problem and tried everything and
  • Now do the same with yr XP machines.
  • If you are having problems with yours, perhaps one or more of the below 5 steps will do the trick.
  • The workgroups are the same.
  • Make sure every computer firewall is off Right click Windows Start, select Explore Scroll Explorer to My Network Places.

Let's get this forum fired up and get security to the forefront . rickghouse says: 7 years ago What a great tutorial. Help please. Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows 7 But the problem now is that one computer can see and access other computers in my network but these computers can just see it on the LAN but cannot access it

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 Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows Xp In short the connectivity works, but Win7 runs ins a "stealth mode". edit 3a The C and D drives were showing a "not enough server storage message" This pointed to http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;177078 Two reboots did not help but could have helped in 4 below http://ccm.net/forum/affich-196544-windows-7-won-t-recognize-xp-pc-in-network so y i planned to provide complete tutorial dear Todd71!!

See the article at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913628. Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows 7 April 6, 2011 Adrian This was totally f*#[email protected]#g useless. I googled that exact error message and found my final solution here: http://www.proprofs.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=8063 . Thank you very much!

Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows Xp

Also I can not see my two (2) Windows 2000 servers and I am not using a domain just a workgroup called Flexomastic. http://helpdeskgeek.com/networking/cannot-see-other-computers-on-network-in-my-network-places/ all them installed similar. (same os, workgroup etc only difference is some of them is with AVG and some with Norton). Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp Helpful +3 Report daibak Aug 27, 2009 01:25PM There's a confusing amount of accurate and inaccurate detail in this thread so I'm relating critical steps I took this morning helping a Windows Xp Network Discovery Some known events (and their problems) to look out for (listed by event source) Browser - Check for these common causes on each computer Firewall is blocking ports needed by File

I removed this, and how it works. have a peek at these guys TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2. Saved lots of wasted time. Next, click on "workgroup" at the bottom. Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows Xp

Second, in Control Panel look for Printers. Any advice? I guess W7 is a piece of crap! http://howtoblog.org/windows-xp/laptop-help-running-xp.html The Homegroup feature isn’t compatible with Vista, so we need to go through a few different steps.

Monday, November 01, 2010 4:09 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Hey guys, I am trying to get a networking issue between Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and Workgroup Is Not Accessible. You Might Not Have Permission To Use This Network Resource Already have an account? Also I try the above steps but fail.

Will try the June 16 restore point one more time.

Report Gator- Apr 23, 2010 05:24PM No such link as you said!?! Gunnar in Sweden http://www.filmtuben.se/index.php Report Gunnar- Jun 15, 2010 04:16PM I simply shut of f-secure firewall and engaged windows firewall. I read somewhere else it could be a "Home" network as long as it wasn't Homegroup. Microsoft Tcp/ip Version 6 Protocol May 30, 2011 Steve R.

You may need to also turn off your virus software on the 03 server. The sharing process is pretty straight-forward if you’re not using password protection…as you just need to drop what you want to share into the Vista Public folder. P.S. http://howtoblog.org/windows-xp/xp-will-not-load-on-laptop.html Click on the "Advanced sharing settings".

That way you should be safe. My Computer Description was blank. So - trouble is in RC1... User name?

Sure, it's a pain in the ass to have to connect to this VPN when I need files, etc, but at least I can access my files and printers via the The Map in Network and Sharing shows the 7 computer. Try this first before chacking other technical stuff that might make matters worse, especially if it was working previously. 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

Share if you tried such.There are dozens of reasons for this failure. I had XP networking. I am able to Ping from A to B and B to A but I can still not access either from either PC. certain adaptors work with certain operating systems and I seem to be missing the one that lets xp talk to vista.

network adaptors are what allows the computers to see each other. For a few days I was able to get the workgroup back by first deleting with work network from the Manage My Wireless Connects list and rebooting. Without this network, I have no access to the extra drives. Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:28 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi redondo77...   I did that, the value is set correctly on the xp machine.  I also

I'm running virus and spyware scans from just about every package I can lay my hands on to discover whether that causes the problem, so far completely w/o any success at