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Ok not sure what type of info would be helpful. Have two PCs one called Studiopc other Basement both part of Home workgroup. Used XP wizard to connect them. They are both connected through a linksys wired router.. bf41 (ithink). Both running xp home sp2. Nervous about sp3... so I go to each pc with firewalls down and ping bsement and studio.. on both i recievd a 4 packets sent 4 receivd. studio is 192.168.1.101 and basement 192.168.1.100. I can get to the internet on both pcs.
However, I want to use my basement as a backup type pc, but when I click explore and try navigating to share files... NADA (nothing). Settings for shared folders are clicked. Really don't know where else to go other than running wizrad again... not usre how to diagnose whatsda matter.... any help ... would be great.