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Now we can do the mindmeld. January 3, 2010 Mike This helped me 95% there. If I don't do it, I can't print. December 28, 2009 Toni Thanks SOOOOOOOOOO much! http://genepsd.com/windows-7/windows-7-and-xp-network.html

Both machines have a workgroup named "MYNETWORKTEST" The Win7 shows network 4 in the taskbar. That did it for me. Thanks. it ask the password right ?

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XP shows MYNETWORKTEST in the task bar. David September 12, 2011 brent Its works great under normal start-up (under msconfig) but if selective start-up and disable all start-up and some of services (hide all microsoft programs) this does May 30, 2009 jake @bill if you can see the printer over the network right click on the printer and select connect. Edited by Sneakycyber, 01 December 2012 - 10:25 PM.

You should be able to see all the computers which are turned on at that moment. Any ideas? Otherwise you can ping the other computer, but it will never show the return message. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup One suggestion to add to this is how to Map a network drive to your computer in windows-7 and XP.

it gave me an error saying that the network resource was unavailable so as far as i can tell the win 7 and xp computers are in the same workgroup conected This would be a step backwards for me in terms of not being able to use my WinXP shared home printer from my office laptop. 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. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/ pls help t34r says: 5 years ago After adjusting all the recommended settings for file sharing.

Thanks, Wayne" I have this exact same problem. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup Edit: More to come. Is there a more permanent solution to this problem? Ten computers can see each other and four can see each other but the two groups cannot see each other.

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Any ideas besides a reload would be considered. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/477124/network-win7-and-xp/ I connected my PC to my router with the ethernet cable and was able to see my laptop but it said that my accesst was restricsted. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp Go to the address bar in Explorer and type \\Computername\Folder Where computer name is the name of the windows 7 XP Machine pc and the folder name is the one you Networking Windows 7 And Xp Arron KADC says: 6 years ago My laptop (WinXP) has suddenly decided to stop seeing other computers (firewalls disabled) in my network.

In the list of services, check if the Computer Browser service is started and set to Automatic, as shown in the screenshot below. http://genepsd.com/windows-7/windows-loses-track-of-network.html I have a Belkin wireless G router. If you are missing the My Computer, My Network Places, or My Documents icons, on the Desktop, follow the steps below to enable them. In this tutorial, we will explain what color profiles are, why they matter and how to install them on any computer with Windows. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan

Rgds Bill Arron401 says: 6 years ago Hi there, I recently set up a network bridge to go on xbox live using my laptop instead of forking out for an adaptor. For example, when I'm in Word and saving an attached file, in XP there was a button called My Network Places (MNP). June 11, 2009 Jim S Thanks for the tutorial I have it almost working but there is one hurdle I can's seem to get over. have a peek here If that doesn't work you can change it in local policy (not a good Idea since ANYONE with a network connection to your computer can see those files Edited by Sneakycyber,

I can't even see my XP box on my Win 7 box. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share B shows up in B's Network Places but A does not show up in either pc can you help? You can ping another computer by going to Start, clicking on Run, and typing in CMD.

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The email address is not made public. However, I still can't see other computers on my network from one of three computers. please help. How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp On one pc i m getting a problem that I am not able to open any other computers while other network users can open my computer and see data.

Still the Windows 7 cannot access the XP although the XP can access the Win 7 fine. This should be added to the tut stat! The permission and security settings in windows7 is totally confusing. Check This Out Now if you go into Network in Windows 7 you should see your XP machine and the Windows 7 as well which in this case is Mysticgeek-PC.