Cant share files/printer via Win2K (host) and XP Pro SP2

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Mar 29, 2006.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have set up my wireless where Win 2k has the wireless router - Actiontec
    704wg attached. I have wireless card on the XP Pro pc.
    The machine names are different. Teh workgroup is the same.
    IP is like: for router
    Win 2k: & XP is
    I can hit the internet with both just fine.
    I have a folder where sharing is allowed for Everyone and Full rights. I
    have similar for printer I want to share.
    I can ping each computer and router using the IP address but not the name
    I want to be able to see in Network Neighborhood and share files, transfer
    files and share printers.
    I eventually want to add an additional 5 computers to the mix but after I
    get this figured out.
    One or two of these extra PC will be used for file location/storage.
    Help please
    Guest, Mar 29, 2006
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  2. Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Mar 29, 2006
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  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Thanks. I have the ezlan link bookmarked and will review it and give it a shot.
    I sur ehope it works as there are tons of us out there that have similar
    problems with shareing files and printers.
    Guest, Mar 30, 2006
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