On Fri, 4 May 2007 09:24:01 -0700, makerofgirls
>After installing my 3rd Vista computerat home, I can no longer see the old XP
>computers from my Vista computers and viceversa (up to the 2nd one I
>could..). The Vista ones can see each other, but the XP cannot any longer...
>I have defined again the workgroup name to no avail...
>Does anybody have any idea what I did wrong and how to reverse it?
There are several possible reasons for problems like yours.
The most common is a personal firewall, blocking browser traffic (which lets the
computers "see" each other).
Look carefully at the NetBT setting, and personal firewall settings.
Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
My email is AT DOT
actual address pchuck mvps org.