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Problem Sharing Between Vista And W2kpro

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#1 JustKia


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Posted 03 June 2008 - 06:06 AM

Sorry if this gets a bit confusing...

PC1 is in our internal LAN running Vista Ultimate (was W2KPro) (UAC and windows firewall turned off)
PC2 is in our DMZ running W2KPro
We have a cisco 3725 router on the external with a cisco2611xm router to the internal lan.

When PC1 was W2KPro I had shared drives from PC2 in "my network places" to and from both pc's
Since I have changed PC1 to vista I am able to add network places (on PC1) for the shared drives from PC2, however I can not add network places on PC2 to the shared drives on PC1.

Both pc's are setup with same user accounts.
I can ping PC1 (from PC2) both by name and ip address.
When I try to add a shared drive under "Add Network Place" I get a dialogue box telling me "The network path can not be found".

Any insight would be great.
I have searched but seems most people have had the problem of the Vista PC not seeing the other PC's instead of this way round.

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#2 JustKia

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Posted 03 June 2008 - 06:24 AM

Typical, you give in and ask for help, then it starts working.

I re-enabled the firewall and then disabled it again and now it works.

Edited by JustKia, 03 June 2008 - 06:24 AM.

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