If you can see them but access, it could be the permission issue. Have
assign the permission to the Vista user under Security tab? Or this link may
help. Please post back with the result.
Vista Permission IssuesCan I assume the external drive used to be connecting
to other computer and you just re-connect it the the Vista? Check the
permission using this command: . ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
"BBuk" <BBuk@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi there I have a wg311v3 netgear usb wireless stick with latest drivers.
> problem is I can't share files with the other computers on the network. I
> can see them and see the folders and printers they are sharing but can't
> access them. printer and file sharing is turned on, on all the comps and
> they can share with each other and use my shared files. I have turned off
> all firewalls with no affect and installed the netgaer on an XP comp and
> works fine. I can connect to the internet and like I say see the other
> on my network but not access the files. Does anyone else have this
> with vista home premium and does it work? Called netgear and they were no
> help at all!!!
> Thank you for reading, any questions please ask.