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Report Frustrated- Jul 7, 2010 at 08:50 PM I had my win 7 wireless laptop seeing and sharing nicely with my 3 xp machines on my home network from November 2009 Any ideas? #9 OVerLoRDI, Nov 22, 2009 BlueWeasel Lifer Joined: Jun 2, 2000 Messages: 15,656 Likes Received: 2 Jack: Thanks for the Home/Work distinction in Windows 7. Good Luck Was this answer helpful? Networking and Windows 7 problems solved Windows 7 "Ntldr is missing". check my blog

Not the answer you're looking for? To solve this, in the Windows 7 computer under Network and Sharing Center. Internet Speed Sky Crappy upto 20meg I get a whapping 5.8mbs. Standard, I believe it's set not to be compatible with Windows XP computers... https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/268575-can-t-access-win-7-shared-folder-from-win-xp

Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share

My Windows 7 machines did not care if the server and computers were on different workgroups but XP would not let me open shared folders on a different workgroup. This allows access to all LAN addresses from 192.168.x.1 to 192.168.x.254 I don't have Zone Alarm currently installed so from memory go into the Zones tab, click Add and select Subnet. The XP computer's internet problem is not related the above.

Connection properties, workgroups, registry values (for ipconfig /all), etc. In the next window choose "Work network" that will switch you from a homegroup to a workgroup so your two computers can talk to each other. Prior to installing Win 7 on one of the Desktops my network worked as one would expect.......NOW......I'm here looking for solutions. The Specified Server Cannot Perform The Requested Operation Xp The conspiracy theory in me says such issues are purposeful by MS to bury XP. #22 WhyWindows, Nov 19, 2010 lupi Lifer Joined: Apr 8, 2001 Messages: 31,374 Likes Received:

I have everything set to least amount of protection you can possibly have (to the point where any linux hacker could have better access to my network than I do), and Windows 7 Cannot Access Shared Folder On Xp Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Populate Existing Map from SOQL Query What actually is a polynomial? http://ccm.net/forum/affich-196544-windows-7-won-t-recognize-xp-pc-in-network Write a comment: Name (required) E-Mail (required; will not be published, sold or used for spam)You will receive an email when your comment is answered Website (optional) Time limit is exhausted.

Click on Start -> Run -> Type "cmd" and press enter -> at the C:\ prompt type "ipconfig". Restrictanonymoussam I do also have a PC running Win 03 Server Enterprise R2 sharing 5 HDD's movies and music and it doesn't have upnp or peer to peer as I don't have Windows XP always installs stuff into Workgroup. I have made HOME the workgroup on my W7 laptop....

Windows 7 Cannot Access Shared Folder On Xp

In my case my xp machines would always map out okay. you could check here My Windows 7 machine can connect back to shares on the Windows XP clients. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share However, there is a native solution for Winsock corruption in Windows 7 and Vista. Windows 7 Shared Folder Not Accessible From Xp Any other thoughts will be appreciated... #15 famfam, Dec 22, 2009 Zargon Lifer Joined: Nov 3, 2009 Messages: 12,244 Likes Received: 0 this thread is very helpful! #16 Zargon,

Click Ctrl-Shift-Enter to open the Command Prompt with administrator rights and acknowledge the elevation request. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-7/how-to-share-a-folder-between-two-computers-in-windows-7.html My primary concern was to share files and this worked perfectly. Switching From Windows XP to Windows 7 Problem More resources See also Problem with SSD. Not sure what can be wrong, but seems something on the Windows 7 side. Microsoft Kb 913628

XP won't let you share with other workgroups at least not by default. Network & Sharing Problem networking 7 machine with Vista and XP machines7 put up a network wizard as soon as I started the machine and I answered questions as best I Like I mentioned earlier, everything works good for a while. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-7/share-files-between-mac-and-windows-7.html Any other thoughts will be appreciated...Click to expand...

Only way to resolve is to reboot the Windows 7 servers. Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp Also XP does not reconize homegroup. Thanks again.

My Windows 7 machine has numerous network shares that are all easily and painlessly accessible by anyone using 7 or Vista.

Then all of a sudden all XP machines cease to connect to Windows 7 server shares. I have ensured that 1) all three machines are connecting to the same network 2) the Win7 machine is using a work network The result: 1) both machines running XP see Make sure that the Software Firewall on each computer allows free local traffic. Cannot Access Windows 7 Share From Xp Recently (I only noticed it today but it may have been like this for a while), I noticed that I couldn't see the XP machines under Network in explorer.

What I surmised by noticing the behavior of what was going on was that there must be some sort of software that is somehow blocking the connection. I'm not having connection issues. how do I access programs from other drives Operating Systems Nov 11, 2015 J3S73R Senior member Joined: Jan 24, 2000 Messages: 230 Likes Received: 0 ive had to add a username/password More about the author I've tried pinging the two machines but the request times out.