Re: Home Networking Help!!
> I have two pcs both running Win Vista Home Premium, they are connected to the
> internet via a netgear router through cables. PCB can see PCA but PCA cannot
> see PCB. I have noticed that PCB's workgroup is called MSHOME and PCA's
> workgroup is called Workgroup. I have followed the help menu to change the
> workgroup but it doesn't give me the option called "Member of" to enable me
> to change it. I am presuming that this is one problem but there will
> probably be others. Any ideas folks? By the way, PCB can see the public
> folder on PCA but again, not the other way round. Both are connecting to the
> Internet fine.
One-way connections are usually caused by misconfigured firewalls. As a
first step to troubleshooting, disable all M$ firewalls, and remove
(i.e., uninstall) all other firewalls and all AV apps (since some AV apps
Make sure you can PING-by-number and PING-by-name, in both directions.