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I have had problems sharing files between my two computers.

So today I made a WinXP pro disc using nLite. Formatted both PCs and started again. have set everything up, but my computer cant seem to find the network.

When I type \\\\internalIP into run it times out and gets this message...




I use ZA firewall but have disabled it for time being to see if I can get this to work. Really starting to annoy me now

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 11
What is Vorax Systems? Have you already enabled file/print sharing? And when you did the install when it asks if you are part of a domain or the default "WORKGROUP" did you change anything there?


also on the remote desktop error, you either have the wrong ip of the computer, the wrong hostname, or remote desktop is not enabled on that machine that you are trying to connect to. ORRR the firewall is blocking it on the other pc.
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post #3 of 11
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vorax systems is my company in the making. my workgroup is VORAX-SYSTEMS.

Where do I enable fire sharing?

The PCs names are different, I think they should be?
The usernames and passwords are the same.
I have turned off simple file sharing in the tools options. And Windows firewall is running on both.
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post #4 of 11
Here is a premade tutorial to setup file/print sharing by who I dont know but its a good place to start.

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/...ilesharing.htm

Yes the pc names need to be different.

Also, Make sure you know the pc names exactly how they are.

And when you did the windows setup did you change the option from where it said Workgroup to my computer is part of a domain?
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post #5 of 11
You are really using the 192.163.1.x subnet?

Go to start->run, type cmd, and hit enter. Then, type ipconfig and hit enter. Make sure both machines are on the same subnet.
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post #6 of 11
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Got it working now. I think so you said did it. Thanks alot!

One more thing, is there anyway I can put these into on folder to make it neater?

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post #7 of 11
I would just move the folders into your My Documents folder or just to C:\\ and make the changes accordingly.
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post #8 of 11
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Ok great. Thanks alot
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post #9 of 11
Sure np, any time.
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post #10 of 11
You make me laugh wally
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