On Tue, 5 Feb 2008 20:01:01 -0800, blistaonmyvista
>I have 3 ip's from my cable provider. I use a switch to connect to internet.
>I have 3 PC's 2 XP Pro One vista Ult. My two xp machines see each other and
>share fine but I can not get my Vista machine to see the XP machines.
>I have done all the proper updates etc...I can ping the xp boxes etc.
This is generally cause by a personal firewall or security program blocking
traffic, on the XP computers.
If you want to diagnose the problem, look at logs from "browstat status",
"ipconfig /all", "net config server", and "net config workstation", from each
computer. Read this article, and linked articles, and follow instructions
precisely (Download browstat, and note how to run the Vista command window as
Chuck, MS-MVP 2005-2007 [Windows - Networking]
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