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Networking to desktop computers

Hi i can get on line with both computers but i cant share files or see the other computer from the other computer the main computer is running vista and the outher is running windowsxp

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You may follow the link below to set this up. In case you need further assistance you may message me directly.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727037.aspx

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I understand the frustration and I will try not to add to it. I did a bit of searching and found one thread on another forum that was similar to your situation. This person said the following:

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I was running NORTON 360.

Under firewall settings; disable personal firewall.

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Bill, I can't tell you this will solve the issue but it did for this person.

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3) Enable file and/or printer sharing.


Here are some resources to help you:

1. Windows XP has a wizard to walk you through it - see tutorial here

2. For Vista, try this link for a detailed overview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727037.aspx

These links might help too:
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-create-a-pc-network-workgroup.html

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/connect-to-and-share-files-with-other-pcs-on-your-.html

3. When it comes to sharing folders, there are two main ways to do this. You can either 1) right click the folder and enable sharing through the shortcut menu., or 2) add the file/folder to ‘Shared Documents’ (for XP) or ‘Public Folder’ (for Vista).

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