help - home network & printer sharing

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by =?Utf-8?B?THVjaG8=?=, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. I currently have a PC and a laptop and both are connected to the internet via
    a bt voyager wireless router/modem.

    My PC is connected to the router via a cable and my laptop is connected to
    the router via a wireless adapter. Both can connect to the internet
    independently and both can be connected to the internet at the same time.

    The problem that i am having is that i cannot share any files or folders
    between my laptop and my PC and i am not able to print from my laptop that is
    connected to my PC. I am very new to this networking thing and i am stumped
    as to how to fix this.

    Any help gratefully appreciated!!

    L
    =?Utf-8?B?THVjaG8=?=, Oct 29, 2006
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  2. =?Utf-8?B?THVjaG8=?=

    Mike Hyndman Guest

    "Lucho" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I currently have a PC and a laptop and both are connected to the internet
    >via
    > a bt voyager wireless router/modem.
    >
    > My PC is connected to the router via a cable and my laptop is connected to
    > the router via a wireless adapter. Both can connect to the internet
    > independently and both can be connected to the internet at the same time.
    >
    > The problem that i am having is that i cannot share any files or folders
    > between my laptop and my PC and i am not able to print from my laptop that
    > is
    > connected to my PC. I am very new to this networking thing and i am
    > stumped
    > as to how to fix this.
    >
    > Any help gratefully appreciated!!
    >
    > L


    Lucho,

    Have you tried running the Wireless Network Set up wizard in control Panel?

    HTH
    MH
    Mike Hyndman, Oct 29, 2006
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  3. Hi

    Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
    http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html

    As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what is allowed
    to be shared. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;304040

    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "Lucho" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I currently have a PC and a laptop and both are connected to the internet
    >via
    > a bt voyager wireless router/modem.
    >
    > My PC is connected to the router via a cable and my laptop is connected to
    > the router via a wireless adapter. Both can connect to the internet
    > independently and both can be connected to the internet at the same time.
    >
    > The problem that i am having is that i cannot share any files or folders
    > between my laptop and my PC and i am not able to print from my laptop that
    > is
    > connected to my PC. I am very new to this networking thing and i am
    > stumped
    > as to how to fix this.
    >
    > Any help gratefully appreciated!!
    >
    > L
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Oct 29, 2006
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