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I've got the file sharing enabled on my home PC. I am able to access all of the files on it from my Motorola Atrix on 2.3.4 using the file sharing utility.

However.. I am not able to access any of them from any of my Windows 7 Laptop's. I've got the same settings enabled on the laptops as I do the PC but when I enter the computer's local address It doesn't let me connect. It doesn't show the computer under "Network" in Windows 7 and I can't seem to connect to it in any way.

Does anyone have any idea what I'm doing wrong? I absolutely need the freedom to copy / transfer files over my network from my pc to the laptops.

I have in the past had it working but for some reason can't get it working.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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You tried just typing the computers local IP into the directory bar?
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Make sure that network discovery is enabled on the laptops as well as the desktop?
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You tried just typing the computers local IP into the directory bar?
Yep, that's usually how I would connect. Nothing connects when I try.

I can ping the computers from eachother in cmd though.
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Make sure that network discovery is enabled on the laptops as well as the desktop?
Already done, settings on the machines are the same.
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Any ideas?
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