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Many thanks :-) November 10, 2009 Sheryl I had the same problems not seeing the other computers at first… but once I restarted them all after the changes you recommended… everything Helpful +15 Report iceman Mar 10, 2010 11:46PM I am experiencing the same difficulties as others. Read more. Not sure if this helps any.Thanks,Brendon My question is: is there a possibility that when installing win7 over Xp that the drivers get confused? have a peek at this web-site

Select guest and add. August 31, 2009 Tej Thanks a lot..you solved my 4 hours problem September 21, 2009 Belen I have a very weird problem. So, once you have followed all of Microsoft's directions on how to network these two operating systems, there is still more to do. (See bottom of page for what you have November 15, 2009 martyn Thanks, really great.

How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

Can somebody help me? Continue into the Users folder and Public to see the shared folders, here I also created a folder called XP Share just to keep everything in central location. September 27, 2009 butcher99 no go for me.

i should mention i can access the dvd drive ,the cd drive, and the printer. My XP laptop can print fine (probably still using the original driver). usualy you have no problem seeing xp from win 7 pc. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan Hi all.

Is there anyway to use the printer with Windows 7, I am told there are no drivers available for Windows 7. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Got a new HP Laptop with Windows 7 on it, I got it hooked up to my network and I actually was accessing things on there. Regards Trebor November 30, 2009 Keith My printer is on the XP computer. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15247/complete-guide-to-networking-windows-7-with-xp-and-vista/ For XP, got to Control Panel and then Network Connections.

I had a Microsoft guy do it for me because I have a copy of 7 that has support 24/7 for life. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup In all versions of Windows, after you get to the places designated above, right click the device giving you trouble, either the Wireless card or Ethernet card.  Then select “Properties.” Something By only disabling password protection on the win 7 machine, I could see the win 7shares from all xp machines. seeing win 7 c drive from an xp pc.

Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together

best regards viktor January 6, 2010 mjuice Followed it step by step didn't work. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/152285-Problem-with-network-sharing-Win-7-and-XP I have exactly the same problem as James — … on the windows7 machine I can see the Xp machine but when I try to connect I get an error message How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp Can anyone help? Networking Windows 7 And Xp Thanks.

In my basement I have a computer running Windows XP SP3. Check This Out the win 7 machine cannot access the xp pro files , though xp machine can see files of win 7 machine.. everything is shared on all pcs. November 5, 2009 gw For those trying to get an 32-bit XP machine to use a printer connected to a 64-bit Win7 machine: - go through the "Add Printer" wizard - Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share

Helpful +6 Report buzz Apr 11, 2010 08:09PM chranging the work group names to match, ex. When i click "connect" like you recommend, I get an "access is denied" error even though it is set to share on the XP machine. This problem did not happen when W7 was first installed, it appeared today after migrating my settings using the Windows Transfer which leads me to believe it's a setting that is Source any ideas..

Any ideas? Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable by jimmymes / November 20, 2009 11:27 AM PST In reply to: Have you checked the drivers?

is there instructions to connect a win 7 wifi computer to a win xp pro computer with the printer on the win xp machine?

I disable password protecting for shared folders and the windows xp machine STILL askes for a password. Crazy! They even have a tool for fixing cd/dvd problems like in the article. Windows 7 Cannot Access Shared Folder On Xp Reply StabbyMcdougal October 22, 2010 at 1:52 am Microsoft's Fix It site is pretty useful too: http://support.microsoft.com/f...

eBay vs. It keep saying it could not find the driver. Turns out for me the issue had nothing to do with networking. have a peek here July 1, 2011 Bill G Reason for post: help getting my XP machines to allow the W7 machine access to drives/files.

I don't see any such information on the Win 7 machine though. Windows 7: Troubleshooting and Support Updated: August 6, 2009Applies To: Windows 7 This collection contains information to help IT Pros find workarounds for the known issues in the Windows 7 release David September 12, 2011 brent Its works great under normal start-up (under msconfig) but if selective start-up and disable all start-up and some of services (hide all microsoft programs) this does I had no idea why it wouldnt work (i'm well versed in xp and prior but not vista or 7) and it so simple as to change my settings from home

And yes, I disabled homegroup, and put all machines on the same workgroup. Reply StabbyMcdougal October 21, 2010 at 11:52 pm Microsoft's Fix It site is pretty useful too: http://support.microsoft.com/fixit I think their cd/dvd fix it tool fixes the drive problems in the article For Windows Vista/7, you have to run the Command Prompt as an administrator.  To do that, just type “cmd” in your start menu’s search bar.  Right click the “cmd” icon that The XP machine can see and access the Win 7 machine and its files.

I had a massive problem getting the following scenario to work: 1. The Facts: Workgroup = Workgroup for all machines PW is turned off on W7 machine. Thanks Mike and others who've taken the time to share their solutions. No PCs could see each other , but all could get to the Printer on the network.So the router was interfering with sharing but not to the printer.It was a Belkin

Report Frustrated- Jul 7, 2010 08:50PM I had my win 7 wireless laptop seeing and sharing nicely with my 3 xp machines on my home network from November 2009 'til around ugh I feel stupid, but thank you once again! Once I changed the time and date… it worked. Some of these guys are reporting the issue correctly and I believe they did everything right.

The lan I was working on had a network printer (hard cable cat5e) as well as 2 Win7 PCs and One XP laptop. I have tried the solutions in the article, no joy. Thanks in advance. Select the "Ports" index on this dialog, select "Local Port" and press the "New Port…" button.

you will see how impossible it would be. Error message1: \\FAMILYWEST\SharedDocs is not accessible.

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