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Ask a question and give support. Turn off the firewall on both computers while doing this, it will just make it easier in the long run. Report pfunkmixer- May 8, 2010 at 06:53 PM could not see my vista 64 cpu which is controlling network with my 7 64 laptop I could see the laptop with the Without recalling the exact name for the Control Panel window in VISTA (I'm Windows XP-knowledgeable, plus the neighbour's OS'es were all in Spanish) you will find an option to add a have a peek here

Now her Vista laptop sees all the printers on all the desktop machines. Then the folders on windows 7 you want to share you right click on them and click (Properties - Sharing - Share) where it says (Add) you click on the (drop a workgroup or a domain. I'll try that after the Holidays JHobbs Report Ida- Oct 18, 2009 at 09:36 PM Thank you so much for your information. More Bonuses

Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp

Computers A, B, C do not print (unless I hook up to A). I have been trying now for 2 weeks, so ripping my hair out at this moment. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Stay logged in Sign up now! If corrupted, see Extended Troubleshooting) Verify NetBIOS over TCP/IP enabled Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) -> Properties Click General tab -> Advanced Click WINS tab. Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows 7 Apr 25, 2008 #7 TheGr8Schlotzky TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27 The only firewall on the computer is windows firewall.

Hope this helps. :) Helpful +1 Report The Eddo Jul 12, 2009 at 09:29 PM THe solution for this is often simple: Run the Network Setup Wizard on your XP Computer, Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows Xp Turn off the firewall and it should see your network when you are all finished. Last edited by topgundcp; 24 Mar 2013 at 18:31. http://helpdeskgeek.com/networking/cannot-see-other-computers-on-network-in-my-network-places/ All computers are in the same workgroup The second thing that needs to happen in order for another computer on the network to show up in your My Network Places list

If you put SP3 on an XP pro computer >> you can't see the other PCs on the same wirless subnet 3. Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows 7 Advertisement dannysmith43 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 4, 2007 Messages: 3 Hi Guys, I've been pulling my hair out all morning with this one and no luck whatsoever! Under NetBIOS setting, click Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP Close the property dialog boxes 3. The problem began when I ran WET (Windows Easy Transfer) on my old XP machine, transferring to my new Windows 7 machine.

Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows Xp

Check NetBIOS Make sure that NetBIOS over TCP/IP is turned on for each computer in the workgroup. 1. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/xp-pro-computer-cant-access-network-drives-folders.103836/ Once I remove the ethernet cable and try to connect wirelessly I cannot see both computers. Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp The firewall treats it as a malicious attempt & blocks it, but doesn't tell you that's what it's doing! Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows Xp chua says: 7 years ago Hi I still unable to connect to my network.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/xp-can-t-see-other-computers-in-workgroup.php When the firewalls are off, you want the outside world to stay outside. please help. Using Belkin Wireless G router. Windows Xp Network Discovery

To set it Right click Computer Browser, select Properties Set Startup Type to Automatic, hit OK. C:\Documents and Settings\HP>nbtstat -n Wireless Network Connection: Node IpAddress: [] Scope Id: [] NetBIOS Local Name Table Name Type Status --------------------------------------------- PRESARIO <00> UNIQUE Registered WORKGROUP <00> GROUP Registered PRESARIO <20> However, having no firewall seems like a pretty bad idea. Check This Out You must restart before changes take affect. 2.

Have you tried typing the address of the other PC in Windows Explorer? Microsoft Tcp/ip Version 6 Protocol Report Kurn- Mar 28, 2009 at 01:56 AM I havent read all these posts in full but . . . . 1. I've been through this before with another> network and have had no luck in solving the problem.

Helpful +0 Report Bobby Jan 12, 2009 at 03:29 PM Joe, Just wondering if you were able to solve the xp / vista probvlem?

  • Keep up the good work.
  • You can do this by going to Control Panel, clicking on Windows Firewall and then clicking on the Exceptions tab.
  • Needless to say, THIS USED TO WORK!
  • Computer Browser Automatic DHCP Client Automatic DNS Client Automatic Network Location Awareness Manual Server Automatic TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Automatic Workstation Automatic For both machines please show ...
  • I have disabled my NOD32 antivirus and I dont think anything else is running that would cause any issue.
  • I am running xp sp3 on both machines, a laptop and a PC.
  • changing it to any of the other 3 modes should fix your problem.

For each computer Verify only one firewall running (e.g. Then power [*]up ONE of the two. You appear to have no browserrunning, or none visible from the problem computer.You would be better off starting a new and descriptive thread, so you can behelped properly.http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/how-to-post-on-usenet-and-encourage.html#Hijacking-- Cheers,Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows Computer Not Showing Up On Network Windows 7 If someone knows how to clear this cache, please post it here..

Thanks! These instructions assume your Control Panel is set for Classic View (all control panel applets displayed in a single list). On my other XP desktop, I installed IPV6 support and also dropped the McAfee firewall. http://upxpress.net/windows-xp/xp-and-a-workgroup-help-please.php Under NetBIOS setting, click Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP, and then click OK two times. 8.

Please help! She can connect to shares via Start-Run - and manually entering the host name to browse. can't see other computers in network in Network & Sharing I am running windows 8.1 and have other computers on the network running windows 7. Thanks a bunch.

Get the answer AnonymousSep 15, 2005, 12:01 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.configuration_manage,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support,microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web (More info?)I have a similar problem. Herbie643 says: 7 years ago I had a LinkSys router, not wireless. Basically tried everything and was about to throw them out the window when i figured it couldn't hurt anything by intalling netbios. Doug says: 6 years ago I had a similar problem but nothing on this page worked.

The Norton 360 came on my machine. You can ping another computer by going to Start, clicking on Run, and typing in CMD. Microsoft MVP - Windows Desktop Experience 12-26-2007, 12:49 PM #3 fireguy60 Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2007 Posts: 3 OS: xp Here you go, thanks for the help. Let us turn the Homegroup off.

That was the ticket. I tried to install the LLTD to the xp sp3 machine but it said I 'did not need it'. Helpful +1 Report DONTHINK Feb 1, 2009 at 01:00 PM im really dumb when it comes to computers but somehow I set up all 3 computers on me home network and