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Xp/vista Won't Share Ics


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#1 marbles333

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 12:52 PM

I've a crossover network between an XP Home SP2 PC and Vista Home Premium, and just cracked file sharing between the two.
However, no matter how hard I try, sharing of my broadband internet connection from the PC to the Vista laptop does not want to work.

I've got the Internet connection set up to be shared on the local network, and went through the Network Setup Wizard in XP. The TCP/IP protocols are enabled in both ends of the LAN connection.

I've read some other previous topics of networking Vista and XP and all of which have helped, except ICS.

Additionally today, I can see my XP PC on the Vista network folder, but not the Vista in the XP My Network Places, despite both being in the same workgroup and disabling firewall. I mapped the network drive to B:\ on the XP machine, which is still working, but the computer itself is not appearing in XP's My Network Places.

its annoying me much!!

Edited by marbles333, 28 December 2007 - 12:54 PM.


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#2 gavinseabrook

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 01:22 PM

you could always try typing the vistas computer name in the My Computer Address bar. In Example:

Say your vista machine is named "VISTA". In the "ADDRESS Bar" of the My Computer, you can type "\\VISTA". This will allow you to see any shares that PC has. You could also do the same thing with IP Addresses. Such as if the Vista machine has an IP address of "192.168.1.15", you could type in "\\192.168.1.15" and it will lead you to the same place.

Give this a try and see if it helps.


BOO VISTA

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