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Helpful +3 Report daibak Aug 27, 2009 at 01:25 PM There's a confusing amount of accurate and inaccurate detail in this thread so I'm relating critical steps I took this morning In contrast, the W9x versions were aimed to be more consumer friendly, concentrating less on security but emphasizing ease of use and tasks that were more likely to interest consumers such Similar Threads Networking 2 windows xp home using home phone line Ryan, Aug 20, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Networking Replies: 1 Views: 418 Richie Aug 20, 2003 Windows XP home/pro Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://comvurgent.com/xp-home/xp-home-sp2-question.html

Thanks a bunch. You can store and share all of your files on the XP server as well as install printers and share them. No. Can you also tell me what size was your processor and if that matters.

Sign up now. So I got online with them and they remotely helped me for free. If they don't, it's unlikely to be a Windows update that did it.Then reinstall the updates you uninstalled one by one to find which one caused it. Report maxcat- Nov 17, 2009 at 04:03 PM The issue is most likey caused by the mode that Netbios is running in.

Any suggestions on how to run down the cause of this would be greatly appreciated. Further it is divided in physical and logical topology.What is difference between physical and logical topology?A physical topology describes how devices are physically cabled together. Thank you to all. Q: I have more than one computer at home.

I am convinced that Vista does not play well with XP Pro in a workgroup setting. Log In Username Password Forgot your username or password? I can see each machine from each machine on my network page. Microsoft TechNet MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment Has The Elder Geek site been useful?

If you go to Microsoft forum they will have you doing a clean reboot and running all kinds of goofy tests. What CPU? Turn off the firewall on both computers while doing this, it will just make it easier in the long run. Then the folders on windows 7 you want to share you right click on them and click (Properties - Sharing - Share) where it says (Add) you click on the (drop

Gold Star!! The problem is that I can not get the file/printer sharing to work. CMagalha replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:41 AM Windows Automatic recovery? Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.

Rate answer 1 of 3Rate answer 2 of 3Rate answer 3 of 3 Please tell us how we can make this answer more useful. check over here Vista is not the one with the trouble really. At the winsock prompt enter reset and press enter. XP sees Vista, Linux/UNIX see it, but some Vista machines don't see other Vistas, yet some others do!

Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? E.g.,, many times computer reboot when server 2000 install?2 times.How will you remove this error “ ntldr missing press any key to reboot the system” ?Reboot the system Email *Required Your Feedback *Required Answers others found helpful How to: Create a password for user account in Windows XP Home Edition. his comment is here You can get away with using a Windows XP computer as your server.

Identities . Restart the vista machine and you're done. If your other computers are XP Home I suggest upgrading to XP Professional as well.

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Manage Identities (dialog box) marked "Use this identity when starting a program". Here are some additional resources to help get you started. A full reboot on the router may have reset the "lease" settings too. I have a boost program that turns it off, so I just start it up again and no problems.

Near the bottom of the window, you should see the workgroup name which is probably "WORKGROUP" instead of "MSHOME". Q: I have a CD-R or CD-RW installed but Windows XP thinks it's a regular CD ROM device. Under Recent Events, I clicked on View Log. weblink There are 4 node types: peer-peer, broadcast, mixed and hybrid.

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). I have an exact oposite of the problem described here by a few people. Report hadma- Jun 11, 2010 at 02:02 AM yes the firewall is properly cofigured Helpful +0 Report bigz Dec 20, 2008 at 12:07 PM take norton off Helpful +0 Report Jess More info at Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification Important Information The Elder Geek sites contain many articles and suggestions for modifying the Windows operating system.

Select a topic Sort by Default Summary New or Updated Description Date Updated Direction Ascending Descending Search Tips Find the answer to your question How to: Share a folder on the The Windows Update history shows which ones to undo. Report kayway› babz - Nov 3, 2009 at 11:31 AM Thanks for posting your experience with upgrading from Win"98" I wasn't sure it could be done. Now back to the host computer, the one to which the printer is hard-wired running VISTA, there are some more things to do on that box: First, in your Network Connections

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/getstarted/default.mspx http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/default.mspx http://www.geekgirls.com/windowsxp_home_network.htm (Ignore the section on ICS since you don't need to implement that since you will all be connected to the cable internet) Navigate: Computer Help > Loading... Find Answers Contact Us Ask a Question Submit a question to our support team.