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Wireless Networking Hey my problem is this, a laptop and a pc both using vista home premium. modem and a linksys wireless router. in getting them to share folders the laptop is able to see the pc but will not connect. while the pc doesn't see the laptop at all and both are using their own built in wireless cards I changed vista's firewall settings in administrative tools, cause i realised that even when the firewall is turned off in vista, the os still has default settings that they adhere to so you have to change them there. HELP

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Hey,, the reason why your pc cannot see the laptop or vice versa is cause you dont have public domain or file sharing enabled .. to to the follow these

1.) Click start then control panel
2.) Under NETWORK and INTERNET select set up file sharing
3.) On the task Bar select Set up a connection or network

follow the onscreen instruction to create a network and remember to leave it as public or allow Lan users to view your files..

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