Networking with both wireless and lan computers.

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Lee Whitney, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. Lee Whitney

    Lee Whitney Guest

    I currently have a Belkin wireless router with 4 lan ports.

    I have a network that I use to connect my desktop computer running Windows
    XP to my xbox360 via ethernet. I also have just purchased a notebook
    computer running Vista Home Premium. I want to be able to connect to my
    desktop computer via a wireless connection but I have been unable to do so.
    I can connect to the internet with my laptop, and I can see Windows Media
    Player on my desktop, but I cannot see any of the shared folders or printers
    on the desktop computer.

    Can somebody please help.

    Thank you.
     
    Lee Whitney, Jun 7, 2007
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  2. 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 it is
    allowed to be shared.
    Vista File and Printer Sharing-
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/evaluate/vista_fp.mspx
    Basic XP -
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/filesharing.mspx
    Advanced XP - http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;304040
    Printer Sharing XP -
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_july2.mspx
    Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
    Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922120
    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "Lee Whitney" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I currently have a Belkin wireless router with 4 lan ports.
    >
    > I have a network that I use to connect my desktop computer running Windows
    > XP to my xbox360 via ethernet. I also have just purchased a notebook
    > computer running Vista Home Premium. I want to be able to connect to my
    > desktop computer via a wireless connection but I have been unable to do
    > so. I can connect to the internet with my laptop, and I can see Windows
    > Media Player on my desktop, but I cannot see any of the shared folders or
    > printers on the desktop computer.
    >
    > Can somebody please help.
    >
    > Thank you.
     
    Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Jun 7, 2007
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