AllEvents3000X 209,218 views 11:45 Wide Area Networking Tutorial - Connecting Multiple Computers for Data Sharing - Duration: 7:48. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz Motherboard Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz so much for this forum being a lot of help. I would NEVER set up it this way at work or on a large network. his comment is here
October 26, 2009 ssss Thanks, dude! I guess from the helpful information above, its not possible to bring a domain registered Windows 7 laptop from your office and connect it to your XP home network since the please help!!! November 14, 2009 AmishCake I was having all the same troubles getting my XP machines connected to my new Windows 7 machine. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15247/complete-guide-to-networking-windows-7-with-xp-and-vista/
Soon you'll have them all talking with each other, sharing files, printers, and media. Setup XP With Shared Printer To set up the shared printer in XP you will need to go into Printers and Faxes from the Start menu and kick off the Add July 1, 2011 Bill G Reason for post: help getting my XP machines to allow the W7 machine access to drives/files.
Now I want to be able to share my hard drive on both computers with each other but not allow anyone else to view it. You may need to put computername\username as the userid should the username alone doesn't work. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+ Published 05/20/09 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (802) Comments Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share On the other hand, Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 PCs all use WORKGROUP as their workgroup name.
Don't forget to put your firewalls back up before you connect to the Internet again, and make sure the static IPs are on your ethernet ports and not the Wi-Fi. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan May 12, 2010 Cheryl I am so glad I found you. Have i covered it do you think?
Would this be possible on XP desktop with USB wireless adapter if not, a Laptop running windows 7 with a built in wifi card..
Why don't they just use the Unix model, which is simple and effective. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit Thanks. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP If you have a home network and are running Windows 7 and Thankfully I only have to do once, I can print as many times as I want once I enter the Win7 PC.
XP can access Windows 7, not the other way around (which is fine, because I don't need it the other way currently) File transfer is too slow like 0.031 MB/s even http://www.digitalcitizen.life/sharing-between-windows-xp-and-windows-7-computers November 6, 2010 Quik Used to work just fine however now my laptop (win 7 32bit on wireless) can see my desktop (win 7 64) and transfer files etc…however my desktop Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together To try to identify and resolve network problems, click diagnose." I have tried turning off the firewalls on both computersand nothing changes, I've done several tutorials and read several message boards Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup To share the printer on the Windows 7 machine go into Devices and Printers from the Start menu and double click on the printer icon.
I had to run the Set up Network wizard on the XP Machine before it would recognise the 7 machine. this content My XP MCE2005 machine and the Windows 7 machine network perfectly with all shared folders on the XP machine visible and accessible, and vice-versa However, my laptop is running XP Home; Loading... Is there a way to keep clients from altering your computer or accessing files that arent being shared within the network? Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup
Could someone can help me out ? When I go back, it is off again. SIGN UP FOR DAILY EMAIL NEWSLETTERCONNECT WITH US About Help Desk GeekWelcome to Help Desk Geek- a blog full of help desk tips for IT Professionals. weblink Now that all in the same Workgroup, I hoped this would work.
The GURUs catch me now and then. Link Layer Topology Discovery (lltd) Responder (kb922120) Thanks, Wayne June 9, 2009 JoelK I followed the tutorial and got FOLDERS to share, but when I try to share an entire drive on Vista with 7, following the same Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:Go check your email!
Indeed. I'm not sure why a direct connection should require this, but I've been on some other finicky networks that do. is there a bug on win7? How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp I'm desperate!
I followed all the right steps but couldn't get the PCs to recognize each other. Here is what I discovered. Here are some other articles that will help you accomplish your home networking needs: Share a Printer on a Home Network from Vista or XP to Windows 7 How to Share check over here kevin k says: 7 years ago I tried WiPeer on several XP machines, but the wireless options are all disabled (grayed out) in Network Configuration.
I get an error that the driver can't be found and when I try to install Windows 7 drivers on the XP machine, I get another error that the drivers are And then show the dialog box and options that are necessary to enable sharing of this folder. All setting are same as before outage using cat 5 with a switch, I tried new switch same problem. November 28, 2009 John Mark I seem to have the same problem.
Thanks! Afterwards, type the password, click on OK and you will be able to access all the files and folders shared by that computer. Here's how to get there in Vista: open the Network and Sharing Center and click the Manage network connections link on the left pane. I've read and tried the posts but so far it still blocks the W7 machine.
October 20, 2009 Papasmurf Excellent tutorial. "On the Windows 7 machine go into Control Panel \ All Control Panel Items \ Network and Sharing Center then click on Change advanced sharing CHECK YOUR TIME AND DATES. This worked like a dream! November 21, 2009 anthony72 Does this work if i am using Windows XP Media Center Edition November 21, 2009 frank My old Brother MFC had network and USB connections.
December 31, 2010 Keith Hi, I have a problem with sharing a printer on windows 7. December 20, 2009 Lauren hey, this page is great. You are bookmarked May 21, 2010 Jon You did not go into hardly anything about networking and printing between Vista and Windows 7. Granted, I'm not a networking wizard, but I've followed all the above steps precisly, several times, over several hours checking and rechecking all the steps a dozen times or so.
Working... Then everything works in both directions. Now if you go into Network in Windows 7 you should see your XP machine and the Windows 7 as well which in this case is Mysticgeek-PC. June 28, 2011 Kent B I have figured out my own problem….