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

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by =?Utf-8?B?VGltSA==?=, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. Hi,

    Try this guide for troubleshooting:

    http://www.tomsnetworking.com/Sections-article64-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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    > www.elephantboycomputers.com
    > "Don't Panic"
    >
     
    =?Utf-8?B?VGltSA==?=, Dec 14, 2004
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