Re: Peer to peer with vista home
On Mon, 14 May 2007 12:57:00 -0700, bruce-s <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Mon, 14 May 2007 10:45:01 -0700, bruce-s <email@example.com>
>> >I am having trouble with file sharing on vista home premium. I have a seconf
>> >drive that is set up to serve files to a small network with some vista and
>> >some xp machines attached.
>> >File sharing works fine most of the time, but occasionally, the shared files
>> >become unavailable to the network for no apparent reason. Most of the time I
>> >can resolve the problem by rebooting the machine that is sharing the files.
>> >Any suggestions?
>> Do all computers lose connection with the server simultaneously?
>> How many computers on your small network? Windows XP Home, and I'll bet Vista
>> Home, have a 5 connection limit, and that doesn't always mean only 5 other
>yes, All of the connections drop out at the same time. I have 6 compuers
>connected including the one that is hosting the files using either vista home
>premium or xp pro.
If all computers are losing connectivity simultaneously, is the server still up
when this happens? Check the power settings for the network adapter, and make
sure that it's not allowed to power down when idle.
Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
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