RE: computers cannot see each other
Make sure both computers have the same 'workgroup' names,then you have to
set up file sharing on the files you want to share. Or run Network Magic
, this helps you set up your network
> What Internet software are your running? If you have Nortons Internet
> Security, (which seems to be chucked onto new pc as standard over here in UK)
> open up nortons control center, click on the intrusion prevention, settings,
> and then trusted. In here enter all of the ip's of the computers on your
> network. (i'm going off the top of my head here, I haven't open Nortons to
> check exact words, so if it says change settings, instead of settings, well
> you get the picture!) It appears that even though when it sets itself up or
> even if you manualy set up the ip range for you home network, the intrusion
> prevention screws it up. I've emailed nortons about this, they were un aware
> of it, and are now in the process of sorting it out!
> If it isn't Nortons that you have post back what you are using and someone
> may be able to tell you what settings you need to change.
> 90% of all of the network file sharing ect related problems on here turn out
> to be firewall software.
> Best wishes,
> "caffeinejunkie42" wrote:
> > i have a machine running windows 2000 professional, and my new machine runs
> > vista...both are connected to my ethernet router, both connect to the
> > internet just fine, what do i need to do to get them to "see" each other for
> > file sharing, etc?