Re: Mapping Drives Between Vista and XP
Turn off password protected sharing in the networking center in Vista.
Having this on stops the 'guest' access on other PCs discovering shares on
the Vista PC.
"Jelso20" <Jelso20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have a computer with XP Home and another that I just built that has Vista
> I am trying to map hard drives between the two on my home network. They
> both connected to the same router. I have gotten it to work a couple
> but upon restart it says the drives are unreachable. I have tried messing
> with all of the share settings on both machines. Also, I have tried
> on/off the windows firewalls on both and the password protected sharing on
> the vista.
> I was initially able to print from the XP machine (the printer is
> to the Vista machine), but now I am unable to since I have tried to change
> the Vista computer's name.
> I've tried everything I can think of, and I have tried all of the help
> and tips I've seen on the Microsoft website and on others.