THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR THIS POST. I downloaded Network
Magic and installed it and within five minutes of downloading it had resolved
whatever problem I had and I finally had access to my network computers.
Again, many thanks.
> My bad! I left that out of my narative. I had already done that but
> still could not share when I found the below mention of Network Magic
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2008 16:20:22 -0800 (PST), tech578 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >This needs to be installed on the XP machines.
> >jetjock wrote:
> >> I am a brand new user of Vista and certainly not an "expert" on the
> >> system. Nor am I in any way connected to "Network Magic". That said,
> >> here is what happened to me.
> >> Two computers running XP, one wired through a router to the internet
> >> and one wireless. Both worked fine. Bought new laptop with Vista.
> >> Could not get Vista and XP machines to file or printer share.
> >> Computer store owner no help; says that it's almost impossible to get
> >> the two systems to work together. Started reading old messages in
> >> microsoft.public.windows.vista.general and found one from last Nov.
> >> that mentioned "Network Magic". Program has free 7 day trial so I
> >> tried it. Within five minutes it had diagnosed that Window Internet
> >> Connection Sharing had to be turned of in Vista, did it and had me
> >> sharing files and a printer.
> >> So, if your are having problems, give it a try. It's free, it works
> >> and you don't need to keep it installed after you get set up.
> >> http://www.networkmagic.com/
> >> --
> >>>>>>>>>> jetjock <<<<<<<<<<