I'm pleased that you don't have a problem on your mixed network but I do and
microsoft have released a patch http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=922120
for the specific problem that XP PCs don't appear on the network maps. The
download installs the Link-Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) Responder
This initially worked on my network but now doesn't. I can see and connect
to the Vista laptop from my XP desktop PC and I can see the XP PC from the
Vista laptop on the Network map but it doesn't show in the actual network
itself so I can't access it.
As you have a working setup do you have any advice to offer?
"Sooner Al [MVP]" <SoonerAl@somewhere.net.invalid> wrote in message
> "azst8mba" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I am currently running XP on both my laptop and desktop. Both computers
>> networked together via an N-Draft router. I purchased the option to
>> to Vista from Dell when I ordered my laptop. Will this upgrade upset my
>> network if I am running XP on my desktop and Vista on my laptop? Will I
>> any functionality?
> No... I run a mixed Vista and XP test network with wired and wireless
> Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
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