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December 30, 2009 KJ I am having a similar problem as everybody else. November 28, 2009 Mark the XP is an administrator signon So I activated the Windows 7 Administrator account with the same password as the XP machine because I read both machines To say it clearly . . I installe SP3 om my xp machine.

How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

The Windows 7 doesnt find the XP computers, i guess due to the workgroup vs. Can anyone help? I have tried everything from every post and nothing seems to help. What's up with that?

That can be a bomb for MANY people ! And was easy to change & test. i've tried sharing with EVERYONE. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup I turned on networking discovery on both computers, turned on share files and printer.

The new XP drive is NTSF formatted with a single basic partition. After all machines were connected I went to each one and renamed the workgroup to a totally new name, then rebooted each machine. Make sure you have sharing set on the Windows 7 box. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/45517-63-access-hard-drive And for people out of ideas to network between W7 and XP Home/Prof then use this program: http://www.teamviewer.com/index.aspx Create two accounts, one on each.

December 29, 2009 andrew i can't see my xp computer in the network folder on my windows 7 pc even though they're both a part of the same workgroup by default How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan permissions,security,everything!!! This worked perfectly. Edit restrictanonymous with the value of 0 4.

Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together

My current best guess is that it is because they are not in the same workgroup. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/ed05788a-af43-4df6-b124-fdb57391752e/cannot-access-xp-pc-from-windows-7-pc?forum=w7itpronetworking Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp I was led to believe that Win 7 to XP sharing was really problematical. Windows 7 Cannot Access Shared Folder On Xp Sunday, October 31, 2010 9:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This solved my problems, thanks you Pingboy.

It even shows them in the network map. http://genepsd.com/windows-7/administrator-access.html Works- finally. Disclaimer: I have tested this procedure on my XP Home installation, and it works. Since both computers have username and passwords to login to the system, I turned off the Password protection" on both computers. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share

Friday, July 24, 2009 9:08 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Say WHAT???networking works fine there is no issue with xp / 7 networking file sharing or printingThis If you want any user to have access the public shares turn off password protection.  This is located in Advanced Sharing Settings toward the bottom of the list. I couldn't see where to put it.) Problem: Win7 laptop cannot access drive from WinXP machine via USB drive dock. http://genepsd.com/windows-7/format-and-clean-win7-install-from-hard-drive.html If I don't do it, I can't print.

Thanks for the refresher! Map A Network Drive From Windows 7 To Xp This is all just a big mess, at least for the HP deskjet 5550 series and HP's latest drivers, etc. Please help!!!

To eliminate this requirement, perform the following steps: Start the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Local Security Policy snap-in (Start, Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Local Security Policy).

Until I did that, I kept getting "unauthorized" error messages when trying to open the folder on the XP machine. November 4, 2009 patrick Worked great I have one problem though on the xp machine i have to put in my win7 login to get it to work. December 14, 2009 Horse88 Great tutorial. Cannot Map Network Drive Windows Xp In my basement I have a computer running Windows XP SP3.

Turns out for me the issue had nothing to do with networking. Would you like to finish this? Report bobthebuilder- Apr 21, 2010 10:03PM microsoft can give you an answer but they'll charge you like $60 to put you through to advanced networking, and they'll tell you step by weblink Love ya!

NIC Power settings verified, sometimes win 7 is set to turn NIC off if not used for a while. Very helpful and straightforward. I see the XP machine, but can't access it. December 11, 2009 Mara We have 2 hp (psc1315/laserjet1200) printers, connected to a mini notebook with Windows XP 32 bit on it (serves as sort-of-printserver).

now that would be security taken WAY BEYOND sanity !!!!! I have tried many things but the Win 7 PC does not see the XP PC. I am running Norton 360 on several of the units and NIS on others.The video does suggest firewall settings may need to be adjusted if using other than Windows Firewall, and Can anyone help me solve this issue?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 4:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote For me, solution found in uninstaling Acronis True Image Home 2010. If both machines aren’t part of the same Homegroup, you may be prompted to enter in a username and password. On Windows Firewall window , click on "Exceptions" tab 7. Basically I need a batch file that will open a command prompt, then open another command prompt with local system level, then run the batch to restart the Lanman service.  

thanks January 2, 2010 JF Worked perfectly. Please try the request again. Click on Share and Win 7 does the rest.Glenn Wednesday, July 15, 2009 12:38 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I solved ONE of my network share problems I've been working with Windows 7 for months now and I still find it unnecessarily complicated and difficult for each issue that comes up.

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Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Is there a secret society within Microsoft that will fix this for you if you bring large bags of dollars? December 14, 2009 Catherine As usual, you know what you're talking about!