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Old 10-11-2007
Priti
 

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XP and Vista Networking
Hi,

I have Windows Xp on one computer and Vista on laptop. I can see all the
files and folders and share them from Vista computer to Xp but not the
otherway round. I ran the network setup wizard but no luck. can anybody help
me on this one?
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Old 10-11-2007
Robert L \(MS-MVP\)
 

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Re: XP and Vista Networking
I would check the firewall first. Also this post may help too.

XP can't see Vista network mapIf you enable Network Map on a Vista computer,
computers that are running Windows XP may not appear on the network diagram.
To resolve this problem, ...
http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums...opic.php?t=236


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How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
http://www.HowToNetworking.com


"Priti" <Priti@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> I have Windows Xp on one computer and Vista on laptop. I can see all the
> files and folders and share them from Vista computer to Xp but not the
> otherway round. I ran the network setup wizard but no luck. can anybody
> help
> me on this one?
> --
> Priti



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Old 10-12-2007
Chuck [MVP]
 

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Re: XP and Vista Networking
On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 10:08:01 -0700, Priti <Priti@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I have Windows Xp on one computer and Vista on laptop. I can see all the
>files and folders and share them from Vista computer to Xp but not the
>otherway round. I ran the network setup wizard but no luck. can anybody help
>me on this one?


The most common problem here would be a NetBT setting, or a personal firewall,
on either computer.
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2006/07/advanced-windows-networking-using.html>
http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2006/0...ing-using.html

Then look at logs from "browstat status", "ipconfig /all", "net config server",
and "net config workstation", from each computer, and diagnose the problem.
Read this article, and linked articles, and follow instructions precisely
(download browstat!):
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/troubleshooting-network-neighborhood.html#AskingForHelp>
http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/0...#AskingForHelp

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Old 10-12-2007
Mick Murphy
 

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RE: XP and Vista Networking
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx

Have a read of the above.

"Priti" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have Windows Xp on one computer and Vista on laptop. I can see all the
> files and folders and share them from Vista computer to Xp but not the
> otherway round. I ran the network setup wizard but no luck. can anybody help
> me on this one?
> --
> Priti

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