Laptop can access Internet but not my computer or printer.

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I just recently bought a Toshiba Satellite with Windows Vista. I have a
    Trendnet wireless router connected to my PC. My laptop can access the
    internet and the PC can see my laptop in the network; however, my laptop
    cannot see the PC.

    HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!
     
    Guest, Feb 7, 2007
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    BruceM Guest

    Some of the basics.........
    Make sure both are in the same "workgroup".
    Make sure both are SHARED. If you feel secure you can simply rt click your
    C:// drive & go to SHARING.
    Each should be visable in "My Network Places".
    You might need to reboot both for good measure.
    Well I did say basics..........
     
    BruceM, Feb 7, 2007
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  3. Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., Feb 7, 2007
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    Guest Guest

    my techie brother came over and did all that and it still didn't work. i
    even turned off my firewall!!!
     
    Guest, Feb 7, 2007
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    David Hettel Guest

    Vista is different than previous Windows, if you go to Start (menu) |
    Control Panel | Network and Internet | Network and Sharing Center | Can you
    list what you see there? In the first section do you see Public network?
    Under "Sharing and Discovery" what are your settings (what is on and what is
    off)?

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    David Hettel, Feb 7, 2007
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