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More trouble than it's worth.......... To save time, remember to activate Windows first. All are connected to a 2wire 1000SW gateway/router through a net gear network switch. This I tried several different ways and all to no avail. his comment is here

I have 4 XP system 1 pro Dell 2500, 3 media 2005 (Sony, HP a1540n , HP 1000) and they have no problem with the servers including Home-Server or the Windows How do I fix this problem? The OEM product key from the manufacturer is tied to that computer and will not activate or validate your new computer's Windows XP installation. So, in short, Bios sees everything correctly, the drive size, etc., but beyond Bios, nada.

So I got online with them and they remotely helped me for free. Warnings Using a Windows XP install CD that came with your old computer (not purchased separately at retail) will not work. One site I checked had no less than 38 Desktop PCs and 23 Laptops being shipped with "Downgraded XP Pro" and sometimes with Vista - so that you can choose which Not step-wise diagnostics, just clarification.In RE turning-off the firewall ...

Thanks for voting! dd4life says: 7 years ago I have an external drive that MBR has been corrupted. Basically you need to add a user and set up sharing on the XP machine. I can right now open from XP box the Vista laptop and access it's shares or printers or files.

I am really surprised Norton has not addressed this issue yet. Good luck! This will rebuild the boot configuration data and hopefully fix your problem. Please check the Windows documentation about hardware disk configuration and your hardware reference manuals for additional information. ….sometimes when trying to unplug it and open it again, it says….

Permissions or the Guest account is running and needs to be disabled and asking you for a password. Sunday, May 20, 2007 7:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you redondo77 for taking the time to write what you had gone through.  Your procedure was Thanks for the pictures it really helps to fix your problem.. If they don't then you get that error.

An error occurs while checking the properties of the other 2 volumes. Tuesday, August 26, 2008 8:00 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi there!There are on the Internet 100000000 people who have been experiencing ptoblem in networking Vista and I have a dual OS Dell laptop. My main boot hard drive was C: and, as this is a system with the Vista disc for recoveries, etc., on it (came with no cd was pre-installed from JB Hi

If you don't know what you're doing and don't feel comfortable, don't start. After installing Ubuntu I can not boot Vista. If you change the Workgroup name, you will need to re-boot the PC for the new Workgroup name to take effect. 2. I ran the bootrec.exe /rebuild command and the system returned no VISTA installations found - file system corrupted - can you help?

It then locked me out. 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 To do, this disable the Wireless connection on each If sounds reasonable, supply the remaining info in step1. weblink Click on Snipping Tool. 3.

NOTE: When you use this procedure, the print job is printed locally and then redirected to the network path. Report zoolio- Nov 15, 2009 at 07:39 PM Thank you for your answer this fixed all my network problems! Now something else I should have mention to you is how do each one of you connect?

That was the ticket.

I want to fix the MBR (I got a "non-standard MBR" message when I tried to restore an earlier image with R-Drive Image). dead vista says: 8 years ago i just bought a new hdd to install windows 7 on it. I looked and the computer was rebooting, which was normal. WinXP:  http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/windows_network_changename.mspx?mfr=true Vista: http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/5723d061-b884-40da-b5e7-94a55f6fcead1033.mspx and http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/baab4f1a-2461-482d-bb2e-c996a197e35f1033.mspx 4) Download and install Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) onto the WinXP machines.

and test. Now something else I should have mention to you is how do each one of you connect? Now type bootrec.exe and press Enter. x:sources>bootrec.exe, then a msg.

TIA Stan says: 7 years ago Here is my success story. woolbe says: 7 years ago For the most part, everyone appears to have the same problem. It feels to me like there is some sort of conflict going on, but no clue why it would be. I have looked at many large computer retailer websites.

I can right now open from XP box the Vista laptop and access it's shares or printers or files. Now the problem is I have access to the XP's shared files but no access to the Servers "You might not have permission to use this network resources" What I am internet explorer,paint,google earth) a black screen appears(screen of death) is what they call it i think. From there, I tried a couple more times to boot and the same thing happened.

Instead of C: or D: etc., it's X:Sources. Windows Vista (7) also includes many features that enhance productivity, including instant desktop search, and features improvements in security. 2 Back up the files you want to save. i had xp and win2008 server daul operating system installed on it . I went back to the laptop and open the network workgroups and this time I only see my father’s laptop and not my desktop.

Is there any cure to it? I wrote-up the below thread after my recent experience in networking a new Vista laptop with two existing WinXP machines. TechSpot is a registered trademark. The wireless router seems to have on ANT is that correct?

I uninstalled Regrun and installed SP2 on it. Similar Topics TV 2 PC And Vice Versa Aug 29, 2006 Valve co-founder: good gamers should pay less, and vice versa May 17, 2011 Windows XP PR SP2 Imaging from Intel woolbe Paul-Gab says: 7 years ago This information helped me a lot! I didn't even have to reboot my XP laptop, I put it to sleep when the battery was low and when I woke it up it knew where are the other