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Win2k & XP Home File Sharing: Argh!


The 2 printers on the XP are shared and the other computers in the network (XP/Vista/7 32 bit) can all print on them, but the Windows7 64-bit sees the printers, but 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 simple networking is NOT secure, unless you are already behind the router and you trust your children intimately! 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. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-7/windows-7-file-sharing.php

That can make a difference. Here is a link which attempts to explain Simple File sharing in more general terms. 14) WinXP SP2 complications The advent of XP SP2 and the Windows firewall that comes with Helpfull and a delight to follow through! So when you turn off your master browser machine they have to go thru the whole procedure and then the whole timeouts, etc. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win2k-xp-home-file-sharing-argh.247474/

How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

The Simple XP file sharing has ELIMINATED the requirement for proper accounts with username/password pairs setup on WinXP Home or Pro and Win98/ME. It is only when I do this that my XP machine sees the printer and allows me to print. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. December 11, 2009 nambi After an hour of struggling with this I found my solution!

Once a disk or folder is shared, the icon will show it via the "holding hand :" You can check the usage of the shared resource via the network (files used, I can access files from W2000 but when I click W2000 from W7 it pops up a "enter network password" "enter your password to connect to W2000Server (my W2000 computer name)" Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Worth mentioning, my 2 puters workgroups were set to different names.

Don't they always say that when a new Windows OS comes out. How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network Just one of my idiosyncrasies. It's only available in emerging markets. http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp/filesharing.htm You do not have permission to access \\laptop.

toxicbass01-02-2004, 05:20 AMwhat did you change before this hapened? How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 If the problem has gone then its just a case of finding out which one caused it thru elimination. Being ‘almost better than XP' is not a reason why a corporation would spend millions of dollars making a change over. My productivity of finding windows and doing regular tasks (I do web design, graphic design, and IT work) has been increased.

How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network

See 10 below. http://www.windowsnetworking.com/j_helmig/wxpnetsh.htm You need to know the name of the remote share in this case. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp http://arghyle.com Sal Cangeloso I'm running Vista Ultimate on an Intel P45/Q9650/4GB/Radeon 4670. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Well, it did, so let's meet the lineup.

add new port on local port, in enter a new port type: \\name of your xp computer\printer share name. check over here Setup XP With Shared Printer To set up the shared printer in XP you will need to go into Printers and Faxes from the Start menu and kick off the Add Mike - you may need to do the "add printer" steps and check you have the software for the printer installed on your XP machine. October 7, 2009 Carey I followed the instructions with a windows 7 wireless laptop and xp home main machine. Networking Windows 7 And Xp

peteski1 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 10:31 PM ABC of double letters #7 plodr replied Mar 17, 2017 at 10:30 PM Replace Vista with Windows 7? With XP, Microsoft has even eliminated the need to have netbios by allowing the file sharing service (SMB) to run directly over TCP/IP, but in the general case we need netbios Remember when in doubt about a Firewall issue, just temporarily turn off the Firewall. his comment is here You want it straight from the horse's mouth, no page after page of fancy graphics [I have really stunned you with my graphical design capabilities on this website, have I not!].

I had to run the Set up Network wizard on the XP Machine before it would recognise the 7 machine. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit If the username/password are not the same on each machine, you will have to login each time to access a share on another machine. Under "My Network Places" I do not see "Entire Network".

I know it's on a Network but hold your horses -- what we are actually doing is "Poodlefaking" the Windows 7 machine into thinking it's running the printer. 4) Create NEW

Make sure you have sharing set on the Windows 7 box. These instructions are for the Printer attached to the XP machine (but works in reverse as well). ("Stand alone" Network printers can be done slightly similarly BTW). LIS333 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 10:21 PM Where is 'selfie' stored on my... How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan The other XP machine (free roving laptop) has no problem using the shared printer.

Now we can do the mindmeld. Basically, the PCs fight it out amongst themselves as to who is the "master browser." The master browser is top dog in the windows networking world. I could SEE the public folder and other shared folders on the Win 7 computer from my Vista computer BUT, I could not access them. weblink I tried many things…but could not make my network PCs appear… I can ping the ip of XP machine which is assigned by the router..

A little fuzzy here at the moment.