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I set up a network so that I could access the other computer I have, but I ran into a snag. I can see the computer there, but Win says that it can't connect because it isn't there. My workgroup name is Home and I have restarted both computers. Both computers are connected through the same router. I never thought networking would be this hard.
    
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are they both on the same IP range?

like 192.168.1.xxx

eg Computer 1 = 192.168.1.2
....Computer 2 = 192.168.1.3
    
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I think so. Lemme check

EDIT: Yeah, both are in the same range.
    
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Stupid question but did you use the Network Setup in Windows? If so, did you run it on both computers?
    
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I had this once, and I think you have to enable the service "Computer [something] (Browser?)"
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I did run the Windows Network Setup Wizard.

Enable the wha? It would help if I knew what to enable gonX. lol
    
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post #7 of 16
Write "services.msc" in Run. Check for the object "Computer [something]"
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post #8 of 16
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Ok I'll do that.

Computer Browser? It's enabled on mine, I'll go see on the other.

EDIT: It's also enabled on the other computer too.
    
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I'm waiting on you Mr.N00bLaR
    
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post #10 of 16
Well.. I've had this a few times.. usually sorted itself out when I just closed the My Network Places and reopened it..
    
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