Sounds like name resolution issue. Have you enabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP? Or
this link may help,
Vista Name Resolution Issueswhile trying to access shared folders on the
Vista (Home Premium) system, I received the message, "You were not connected
because a duplicate name exists on ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
"Edo" <Edo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hey all,
> it's me, again... :-D
> Ok Thanks to everyone who tried to help me with my wireless network
> between an xp and vista computer.
> After 10 days of trying I still couldn't access a pc from the other,
> I tried to type the ip of the other comp in the "Run..." box of windows.
> shared folder opens...finally!!! It works this way on both computers,
> if I try to access the computers as usual, from the network window, I get
> error message (Not enough rights...and so on) What's the reason? The
> folders now work, but why don't they work the easy way??