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post #1 of 12
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Ok.............. so you would think networking 2 pc's together would be easy right well either i am retarded, doing something wrong, or its just broke!

My setup

Versalink 4 port router, connected to Zonet 8 port hub 10/100 via port 6, Laptop connected to port 8, and desktop connected to port 7

I run the network setup wizard on both pc's and restart, on my laptop everything looks fine untill i click on the shared folder of the desktop and it says path not found no access contact you network admin <--- something like that

Now, on the desktop all i see is the desktop shared folder and not the laptops like i should.

Its as if each pc has made its own network to itself which i find odd.


Any help or suggestions or am i just over looking something stupidly small!
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post #2 of 12
jsut connect straight to the router. forget the hub unless u have more than 4 comptuers.
also, you should use switches to go with the router. not so much hubs as routers do what hubs do.
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post #3 of 12
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only my router is in another building 250ft away and i have a 300ft cat5e cable running from it to my office connected to the hub and the 2 pc's connected to it
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post #4 of 12
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I guess ill just make me a crossover cable and go like that!
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post #5 of 12
this is a windows issue.. -->

My computer/tools/Map network drive/folder...

folder is ex: "\\\\Computer2/shareddocs"
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post #6 of 12
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\\\\Computer2\\shareddocs

displays both pc 1 and 2 on pc 1 but on pc 2 on shows pc 2

and on pc 1 when i click on pc 2 shareddoc it says no path and that i dont have access
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post #7 of 12
enable sharing on both computers? then i would go about redoing the network wizard, make sure u got the right connection type going on.

and try using a switch instead of a hub.
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post #8 of 12
Rightclick my computer click properties, go to the computer name tab click change at the bottom and make sure all the pc's are in the same workgroup.
I have also had to enable netbios with xp networks for some reason. Also, make sure that the pc's have something shared.
    
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post #9 of 12
1) did you Map the drives or not?? I know it doesn't work through Network places...
when you "map network drive" its a shortcut to the folder on the other computer..

2) also, if one computer is on a domain, you will have more problems
and
3) did you restart your computer?
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post #10 of 12
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lol map network drives lol <------ forgot that
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