On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:14:11 -0700, "Bill H." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Can't get it to work.
>I've installed that little file on the XP computer to enable vista
>discovery, shared the root of vista C with permissions set to all.
>Configured vista to the same workgroup as the XP. Also turned off the
>password requirements in vista.
>I can see the XP in the vista full network map, but can't map a drive to the
>XP. And in XP, I can see the vista, but can't access the drive "... not
>accessible. The network path was not found."
>Also, in win2k (on the same network), I can see the vista computer, but
>trying to open it says "... not accessible. The network path was not found."
The "... network path was not found." aka Error 53 is generally caused by an
inconsistent NetBT setting, or a personal firewall.
A recent update to Internet Explorer is also causing some odd problems in
And with Windows Vista, there are numerous challenges not present in older
We could look at logs from "browstat status", "ipconfig /all", "net config
server", and "net config workstation", from each computer, and maybe diagnose
the problem. Read this article, and linked articles, and follow instructions
precisely (download browstat!):
Chuck, MS-MVP 2005-2007 [Windows - Networking]
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
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actual address pchuck mvps org.