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xp and 7 network problems

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#1 myannoyingfriend


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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:48 PM

I have a network (home) set-up. the network was working just fine but now computer A running windows 7 does not detect computer B and C both running xp. The reverse is true also. I checked sharing options, firewalls and all seems to be fine. It was working yesterday and now it is not discovering.
Thanks in advance for any help that can be offered.

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:25 AM

How did you set up your network?

Did the Win 7 system join the workgroup already set up for the XP systems?

It's strange that it previously worked, but now does not. Any error messages?

What workgroup is reflected on the XP systems?


#3 LucheLibre


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Posted 20 January 2012 - 10:44 AM

Did anyone else use the Windows 7 computer between the times you used the computer?

If it looks like I know what I'm doing, there's a pretty good chance the only reason for that is because
I once asked someone to run chkdsk /r and a BC Advisor smacked me in the back of the head.

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