Re: Missing PC
Great to hear it. Thanks for letting us know.
"Kathy" <Kathy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks! Success!
> Regards, Kathy
> "Bob F." wrote:
>> Looks like, from what you said, that you have put the desktop name in the
>> wrong box. It needs to go into the COMPUTER NAME box. Leave the DOMAIN
>> NAME blank. The WORKGROUP name should be identical for all your
>> Regards, BobF.
>> "Kathy" <Kathy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Howdy,
>> > I'm setting up a home network for the first time and I've made some
>> > progress. The desktop can access the shared files on the laptop and
>> > the
>> > laptop can "see" the desktop, but can't access any on it. I keep
>> > receiving a
>> > message that LIVINGROOM (desktop name) is not a valid domain name. I
>> > don't
>> > have domain name that I'm aware of.....
>> > Desktop: Dell Ispirion with Vista Home Premium
>> > Laptop: HP Pavilion with Vista Home Premium
>> > Netgear: Wireless router
>> > Linksys: USB Network adaptor (desktip)
>> > I have some techical experience, but I only do software :-)
>> > Any help would be much appreciated.