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. Do you keep getting the network password window where no password will work? Any help? i get the "you might not have pemissions" BS. http://dionelabs.com/windows-7/networking-or-linking-windows-xp-and-windows-7.html
However I don't think it always works that way. You have to add "Everyone" to the "Choose People to Share With" dialog in a folders sharing properties. Still having problems with browsing and I think it is because 7 insists on loggin in on the wrong domain and I know XP will not allow that..sigh..does MS ever test Any suggestions? http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15247/complete-guide-to-networking-windows-7-with-xp-and-vista/
But the XP does not work to either. The XP machine was 192.168.1.101; the 8.1 machine was 192.168.1.100. MICROSOFT, YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF. Now this is Microsoft's solution - you have to change one Registry entry on the XP PC. 4.
Sign up now. You are bookmarked May 21, 2010 Jon You did not go into hardly anything about networking and printing between Vista and Windows 7. Now Window 7 can see Xp and shate the XP printer. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup It's under the "Edit" button which is closer to the top of the window.
Thanks. So here's a summary of the main things I did: a) I set the Win7 machine to use the "Work" workgroup for networking; b) I put both machines (XP and Win7) Our best advice is to try to connect it to one machine, and if the drivers won’t work, hook it up to the other computer and see if that works. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/13197/map-a-network-drive-from-xp-to-windows-7/ Admittedly, I’ve personally come across many of your problem solving contributions.
June 11, 2009 Jim S By the way, I didn't mention in my last post that the Windows Media Player in Windows 7 accesses and plays my media files on the Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share NO it doesn't work that way. Thanks for your post. This was the missing link!
The instructions I've found all claim it is "easy" to network an XP machine and a Windows 8.1 machine but, so far, all I'm finding is frustration.I gather that half the June 28, 2009 Marcos Thanks so much, helped a lot… when you're in a hurry you often don't see the most obvious things. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together June 5, 2011 Moses Lol, this is a flippen tough problem for SO-SO many people ! Networking Windows 7 And Xp I assume it doesn't have write authority for the files on the 8.1 machine but I'm not sure how to give that permission.
Saturday, January 16, 2010 2:47 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That fixed it... this content The main issue is, due to security policies, we need to change our access password every so often, and I still haven't found a way to change the password manually on Acquiring the skills and discipline to compose coherent paragraphs and comprehend detailed instructions will also strengthen a persons ability to circumvent Microsoft's ubiquitous networking hurdles. I am very grateful. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup
By the way, when browsing the network you always want to go into "Microsoft Windows Network". What's the password? In the nutshell, you're basically making sure that you have the same local user account with identical password on both both Windows 7 and XP systems. weblink upnp is installed on all XP machines as well as peer to peer in the add windows components.
I can access all files on the windows 7 laptop but I cannot find the xp machine from the laptop nor can I share a printer. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit Report wires and plugs 53Posts Monday January 26, 2009Registration date April 24, 2010 Last seen - Apr 5, 2010 01:56AM I have / had this same problem and did the same Such as "\\192.168.1.112" and hit
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I DO have them in the same workgroup. In step 1, I was a little confused by the focus on Computer Name and the possibility that it needed to be changed. Help!!!!! How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp August 5, 2011 thx Many many thanks to Tom.
Restored to the manual restore point of about July 5 -- This time didn't work. Report Gary- Jan 31, 2010 01:46PM I have tried this but still can not get the windows 7 machine to recognize the XP machines. The Homegroup feature isn’t compatible with Vista, so we need to go through a few different steps. check over here I appreciate your help.
Then, when from the XP PC you request to delete a file remotely on the Win 8 PC, the Win 8 PC says "OK, what's your UserID? January 6, 2010 Pat I followed it step by step and it didn't work. Also the printer works fine on the win 7 machine any suggestions August 6, 2009 thippesh iam sharing the printer & some file but not access for this problem is network