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In order for PCs to find each other, they all have to have to be in the same workgroup. I read somewhere else it could be a "Home" network as long as it wasn't Homegroup. I am a computer professional with 40 years of hands on experience and it is difficult for me. Any ideas? http://macinstruct.net/windows-7/windows-7-cannot-connect-to-workgroup.html

John July 18, 2009 Ciunguta tnx nice tut. by Kent_Diego / October 25, 2010 12:37 PM PDT In reply to: i think i fixed it "ok you right click on your c drive and go right into security(not sharing). in the Home or Work profile, set it to allow computers with a lesser encoding to access the shared folders. Given that I have no issues with Windows 7 clients, I am looking into upgrading the XP machines to Windows 7.

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This used to work under Windows 7 beta, but not with Windows 7 RC1. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - i had the same prob and fixed it by jimmymes / December 5, 2009 11:08 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP July 21, 2009 joe I got the exact same problem as mentioned before: My Setup is like this: Windows 7 RC1 64 Bit + Canon Inkjet Pixma iP5000 Windows XP Home No, create an account now.

I supposed that this was because the original network was an Internet connection. Report Nazdar- Jun 10, 2010 11:27PM If you're still having trouble, check out Mark's comment about setting the encryption setting lower so that you can see the XP computers from Windows Over on your XP machine open up My Network Places to find the Windows 7 (mysticgeek-pc) shared folder. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 Anyone else run into this issue?

Select the "Ports" index on this dialog, select "Local Port" and press the "New Port…" button. Sharing the XP printer and printing from the Win 7 laptop The post above by ‘Barkdust45' and ‘gw' helped me out. everythin works fine. Luckily, someone has...

Same problem here 2 PCs on Win7, and 2 PCs on XP on the same workgroup called mshome. Networking Windows 7 And Xp But if one of the PCs in your home uses Windows XP, you need to change the WORKGROUP name in order to let your Windows 7 PC recognize the Windows XP I can access all files on the windows 7 laptop but I cannot find the xp machine from the laptop nor can I share a printer. My Windows XP clients can connect to other Windows XP clients.

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Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Network setup by TaraS_WinTeam / November 20, 2009 6:57 AM PST In reply to: please foward me the souloution to this annoying I removed the requirement for a logon password on XP2 and bingo it now sees shares on Win7 as well as XP1 (sort of a "hail-mary" only option left; and no Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together I haven't tried the registry hack above yet - might try that now. #24 chillywinter, Dec 30, 2010 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share The Win 7 machine can print to my network printers just fine.

I just installed Windows 7 on my computer that is connected to my modem and wireless router (Dlink 615). http://macinstruct.net/windows-7/windows-7-home-cannot-connect-to-workgroup.html The Windows 7 machine runs the current RC. XP is not compatible with it and can't decode the folder contents. On the Windows XP PCs, right click on the My Computer shortcut from your Desktop or Start Menu and click Properties. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

Thanks MysticGeek and everyone else. Remember when in doubt about a Firewall issue, just temporarily turn off the Firewall. Now what I'd like to know is what theme is that on XP? http://macinstruct.net/windows-7/windows-7-cannot-connect-to-xp-workgroup.html I'm an IT supporter, but have not used Win 10 much.

The problem is that even when the workgroups are not the same it sorta kinda maybe sometimes works depending on which OS you are using. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup I tried what Flick suggested on Nov. 23 with the workaround for his Epson; install printer on local port on the XP machine. how do I access programs from other drives Operating Systems Nov 11, 2015 Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

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One thing to watch out for is to first type the name of the computer you are accessing in the username field. THIS WAS MY ISSUE. August 8, 2009 Mysticgeek @Phil McGuire: I agree it shouldn't be so difficult at all. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit before windows 7 installation i had no problem.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. Teenage daughter refusing to go to school How can I save a file to a new location from inside Vim? Thanks! weblink OVerLoRDI Diamond Member Joined: Jan 22, 2006 Messages: 5,475 Likes Received: 1 I know this is a popular google search but I have followed all the directions there and have had

Thanks September 22, 2009 Diego Espinosa Thank you very much for your assistance. So I went online and installed the driver but when I try to connect, it still says I need a driver. I had to run the Set up Network wizard on the XP Machine before it would recognise the 7 machine.