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Networking XP and Vista

I can't get my Vista computer to recognize my xp...have loaded up software from Windows and done everything I can think of.

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    Aris C. May 11, 2010

    Are you referring to file sharing here?

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Since I won't be able to read your response, you can probably try these steps if it concern file sharing between your XP and Vista computer;

-Make sure that both machine have the same Workgroup Name.
-Turn off Firewall on both machine.
-Download the LLTD patch for Windows XP http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4F01A31D-EE46-481E-BA11-37F485FA34EA&displaylang=en
- Make sure file and printer sharing is enabled for both machines.
- Restart the computer and check if they can now see each other wheb you view entire workgroup.

Hope this will solve your sharing problems.

Regards,

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