Re: Can't change Workgroup name
Do you have client for Microsoft networks' installed?
Do a search on google for the words...
workgroup name grayed out
Lots of hits and should be able to help you.
All the best,
"paz1664" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanks Mick, but I can't do any of that, as I said, my Workgroup name is
> greyed out so I can't select and change it and when I try and change the
> Discovery and File Sharing to ON it just goes to Custom. My network type
> set to Private.
> "Mick Murphy" wrote:
>> Have a read of the above.
>> "paz1664" wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I have a problem on my Inspiron 1501 with Vista Home Premium. Ever
>> > since I
>> > got it I haven't been able to see my home network or connect to my
>> > printer
>> > which is connected to an XP PC.
>> > When I try and change the workgroup name it shows as grayed out so I
>> > can't
>> > type a new name.
>> > Also in the Network & Sharing Centre both the Network Discovery and
>> > File
>> > Sharing are set to Custom, I can't set them to On, it just reverts back
>> > to
>> > Custom.
>> > My internet connection is fine and when I view the Full Map I can see
>> > my
>> > other computers, My access point is a netgear WGN124 router. I've tried
>> > everything I know but I am now stumped.