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#1 AuntLori

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 11:52 AM

Hello,

This week, we added a new Dell desktop with Windows 7 to our network. Our server is the same desktop with Windows 7, but all of the other workstations are Windows XP. The problem is that the XP workstations lose their network connection and the network map shows only the two Windows 7 machines. After disconnecting the new Windows 7 machine from the network, rebooting the server, then "re-sharing" folders everything is working again. Then I reconnect my new W7 and everything is fine.

I'm guessing it may be something very obvious that I am missing. Also, not sure which on of the steps to fix the problem is the one that actually worked, but I'd like to prevent it from happening again.

Any help is so appreciated. Also any suggestion on a book or website that I could read to be up to speed on Windows 7 networking.

Thanks so much!
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Posted 23 September 2012 - 01:58 PM

here is some basic info i have. you may get something out of it
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=4E2700E037BA81EB!618




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