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Mapping XP Machine to Win 7 Share

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#1 Nunbet1037


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Posted 05 April 2012 - 11:51 AM

Greetings All!

I've been going round and round trying to resolve this problem with no success. We have a small business using a PC as a server. The "Server" and all the PCs except one (the accounting machine) are running Windows 7 Pro (64-bit). All machines (including XP) are using the same workgroup name: WORKGROUP. The problem I'm having is that the XP machine can neither see the Workgroup, nor can I map the machine to the Shared folder on the Win 7 machine. I've been through all the set up scenarios from Microsoft but without success. I know there's handshaking going on because the Win7 Server can see and access the shared directories on the XP machine. It just doesn't work the other way.



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#2 noknojon


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Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:23 PM

Hi -
•How to install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7
This BC tutorial may just be the one that you are looking for to make your Windows7 match your XP computers -

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