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Old 12-29-2008
Tashaq
 

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Network between Vista and Xp
Hi there
Im trying to network a Vista Laptop with an Xp desktop. Though the desktop
appears to be within the same network, when i try to open or access it from
the Vista Laptop it says there is no connection.

I am relatively new at this so any help would be appreciated - would be
willing to set up the network again under guidance.

Tashaq


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Old 12-29-2008
Jack \(MVP-Networking\).
 

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Re: Network between Vista and Xp
Hi
Maybe this can Help.
Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html
As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what it is
allowed to be shared.
Vista File and Printer Sharing-
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx
Windows XP File Sharing -
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;304040
Printer Sharing XP -
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...utt_july2.mspx
Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922120
Jack (MVP-Networking).

"Tashaq" <tashaq_husain@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
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> Hi there
> Im trying to network a Vista Laptop with an Xp desktop. Though the desktop
> appears to be within the same network, when i try to open or access it
> from the Vista Laptop it says there is no connection.
>
> I am relatively new at this so any help would be appreciated - would be
> willing to set up the network again under guidance.
>
> Tashaq
>
>


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