Re: Will xp upgrade to vista fix networking issue?
Without upgrading to Vista XP should be able to share with Vista. Do a
simple test. Assuming you have enabled the sharing on the Vista, can you
ping the Vista by IP?
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Tom Richards" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have 2 pcs, one running vista the other xp pro. I have been through ALL
>the fixes described (it's taken hours) in the newsgroups and this problem
>persists: the xp machine cannot access the vista machine's files over the
>network. Vista sees xp just fine. The vista machine shows in "View
>Workgroup Computers" on the xp machine but trying to access files produces
>the permissions error. Question: is upgrading the xp machine to vista a
>guaranteed cure? I'm ready to go there because these computers need to
>communicate. btw, internet connection sharing is fine.
> Tom Richards