On Fri, 16 May 2008 15:40:43 -0500, nerdcorerocks <email@example.com>
>Hello guys. I have one Vista PC that is being completely uncooperative.
>We have a bunch of computer connected through a router, some xp, a
>The best computer is an XP one, so I want to use it as a server for a
>small upcoming LAN party. All computers can see and join the server for
>various games...all except this Asus Laptop with Vista!
>I have firewalls shut off for the server computer and this laptop. I
>have the network on the laptop set to Private. On the laptop, I can
>actually "see" the XP computer. I can even open up and download shared
>files from it!
>Regardless, I cannot see or manually connect to IP for any other server
>in the network (the XP or others...even the other Vista). This computer
>just refuses. I have a LAN party scheduled for tomorrow and I'm
>freaking out that some of the vista computers won't work. Please help
>ASAP Thank you!!!
OK, I'm just a bit confused about your problem.
" On the laptop, I can actually "see" the XP computer. I can even open up and
download shared files from it!"
"I cannot see or manually connect to IP for any other server in the network (the
XP or others...even the other Vista)."
Could you maybe re type that slower? I'm betting that you have a couple typos,
and that's preventing me from understanding what you're saying (maybe the heat
is a problem too).
Or, you could maybe diagnose the problem, using logs from "browstat status",
"ipconfig /all", "net config server", and "net config workstation", from the
server, the laptop, and one computer that has no problem, so we can diagnose the
problem. Read this article, and linked articles, and follow instructions
precisely (Download browstat, and run all programs in Vista from a command
window started as admin.):
Chuck, MS-MVP 2005-2007 [Windows - Networking]