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Re: Can't get file or printer sharing to work

 
 
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      12-14-2004
Hi,

Try this guide for troubleshooting:

http://www.tomsnetworking.com/Sectio...le64-page1.php

Regards,

TimH

"Malke" wrote:

> RichMarionOhio wrote:
>
> > Hi ! I have an HP desktop and a Dell laptop both running XP with SP2
> > and Norton Internet Security 2005. Have just recently tried to install
> > a Linksys wireless network system (WRT54GS on the desktop and WPC54G
> > on the laptop). The two computers ping properly, at least that is what
> > the tech support guy said after an hour on the phone with India (LOL).
> > The laptop connects to the network but it does not see any folders or
> > files that I have marked for
> > sharing on the desktop. Likewise with the printer sharing. India says
> > that the problem is a Win XP problem. Can anyone steer me in the right
> > direction? Many thanks in advance!!

>
> The first thing to check is your firewall settings. SP2 automatically
> enables the Windows Firewall. Make sure it isn't running, since you
> have NIS. Now make sure your lan IP range is entered in NIS as Trusted.
>
> Malke
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