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December 20, 2009 Heidi my windows 7 can see my xp and access everything but my xp cannot see my windows 7. My XP machine could not see my WIN 7 machine, but my win 7 machine could see my XP machine. As a support person for gazillion people, the sharing of my downloads folder is very important. Network & Sharing Can connect to laptop from desktop, but not vice versa...Hey guys I'm having a bit of a problem with my LAN here. http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-7/how-can-i-share-files-on-a-domain-using-windows-windows-7.html

Contact your network administrator to request access. i thought you had the other problem. How can i do to continue this process? hope this helps November 11, 2009 Doug I followed these procedures -- from XP Desktop I can see and access files on WIN7 laptop but I cannot see the XP Desktop http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/

Sharing Between Windows 7 And Windows Xp

Again, a thousand blessings for you. December 12, 2009 B It worked thanks December 12, 2009 Leonid A lot of thanks! May 21, 2009 docpaul Excellent!

All Rights Reserved. Tara Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem by floydjpz / December 6, 2009 2:53 AM PST In reply to: homegroup or workgroup Yes, both computers have the Thanks, Wayne" I have this exact same problem. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit permissions,security,everything!!!

August 6, 2009 Phil McGuire I run a small network of 3 computers - A Windows 7 machine, a XP machine (Service pack 3) and a MAC (OS X). Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Make sure you have sharing set on the Windows 7 box. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 05/20/09 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (802) Comments Thanks.

However, when I try to install a network printer to my existing XP boxes this fails. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup I tried to go into printer properties on both machines to add additional drivers, but cannot find drivers. I think it is because it needs 64 drivers on the 32-bit XP computer to work, but a) I'm terrible at finding drivers, and b) in XP when installing extra drivers If you want to change the workgroup on a Windows 7 PC, check out our guide called How to Change the Workgroup in Windows 7.

Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together

please help!!! pop over to these guys I probably spent 3 days over the last 2 weeks trying to get my Netbook to print to my home network. Sharing Between Windows 7 And Windows Xp October 20, 2009 Óscar Miguel Interesting post. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 05/20/09 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (802) Comments

Good luck. navigate here Thanks, Wayne" I have this exact same problem. so the problem is win7 can't login even the password is correct so i can't add the printer on win2k on my win7 .. Not necessarily in the right order but…??? Networking Windows 7 And Xp

The Windows 7 machine runs the current RC. Just EEE will not connect. Will a new Windows 7 Laptop be compatible with my existing Windows XP Desktop through the wireless network? http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-7/cannot-share-folders-or-a-printer-amongst-four-win-7-machines.html I supposed that this was because the original network was an Internet connection.

My Problem was that my Windows 7 PC could not access files or printers on my XP PC across a local area network (through a wired router). Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share Have i covered it do you think? All good, except neither the MAC or the XP box can access files on the Windows 7 machine.

and there you go, your Windows 7 machine is set up for sharing.

Imaging away / flick November 25, 2009 Lea I am having the same problem as some of you…can't get Windows XP printer driver to install on Windows 7, thus XP computer Then, go to the Epson site and download and install the printer drivers for the XP machine - in my case for the RX500 that was Printer Driver v5.5bAs Windows XP, I can do everithing right to the step " My network places" on XP. How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network If the printer is on the Windows 7 machine and you want to print on the XP machine then do the same instructions on the XP machine -- port name in

I tried that and it did work…but then when I turned off both computers for the night, in the morning the Win7 computer had a new IP address so the printer I made sure that the windows 7 drivers where installed on the laptop and did as you instructed and it worked perfectly. Thanks Mike and others who've taken the time to share their solutions. this contact form Viewing the Network option using Windows Explorer on the Windows 7 PC and double clicking my XP PC, I could now see all my Shared Folders and Printers and following some

It would be very helpful if the author of this page would update it so that the shared folder is NOT in a sub-directory of the already shared public files but cheers Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Finaly someone woh understands. Why isn't it this simple on the Windows website? just not the c drive and ny folder on it.

I followed all the above directions. In Windows 7 open a new Explorer window, on the left hand side go to the Network icon, there you should see your XP PC's name, double click it, and you January 6, 2010 Pat I followed it step by step and it didn't work. November 11, 2009 Ben been several days and following this and still my XP machine cant access any files on Win 7 laptop Win 7 see XP machine fine and acess

Right click the folder you just made and click "Sharing and Security" click "Share this Folder" or run the network and sharing wizard. 9.