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Okay, I've tried in the past but cannot get file and printer sharing to work, never mind not being able to see others on the network. The network name is BURN, and all PCs are configured with File and Printer sharing. However, I get an error every time I try to see who else is on the network, saying that I don't have permission to access the network resources. What's up with this, and can I fix it?
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How many computers on your network?
Are you using a router/DHCP?
Have you shared resources on the computers (sharing folders)?
Can you ping the other computer(s)?
Have you tried disabling any software firewalls?
What are the IP addresses of the other computers?
How are you trying to browse the network when you get the error?
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post #3 of 33
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Networking 3 computers, 2 wireless and 1 wired (mine). I'm using the Linksys Wireless-B router, I've shared My Documents on my PC and some on the others, I have not tried to ping the other computers, I will give that a shot tomorrow. I haven't disabled any software firewalls, but I will tomorrow and see what happens.
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Here's a quick sharing/permissions guide I made up for another user tonight. Maybe it will help:

http://www.overclock.net/networking-...rity-help.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrblink
Here's a quick sharing/permissions guide I made up for another user tonight. Maybe it will help:

http://www.overclock.net/networking-...rity-help.html
I'll give that a shot tomorrow. Thanks for the help so far!
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post #6 of 33
Hey, I didn't read the file that was posted, so I don't know if this is a repeat of that.
Anyway, do you have .NET set up? (I assume you do since you have an ATI card.) And if so, do you have administrator passwords on all of the computers, or do you not bother? If not, set up the administrator password on all of the computers involved. Then, when you go to map a network drive, right click on the computer name you want to access and click Explore. It should prompt you for a username and password. Just connect as Administrator and use the pass you set up. If security isn't an issue in the house, check the box that says Remember Password." then you should be able to map whatever drive is shared and not have to bother with the passwords again.
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post #7 of 33
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I don't think I have admin passwords set up...Is this a user with admin privelages, or is it the main admin? How do I go about setting the password up on XP Home and Media Center?
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post #8 of 33
The admin on each computer.
Go to the control panel and double click users. Find the administrator account and assign it a password. I'm pretty sure in XP Home you just click on it once and a menu appears to the side of it. Assign it a password. Then go to another computer, and go through the Map Netowrk Drive option like I mentioned. When prompted, use administrator as the username and whatever password you set up. It should open up a windows explorer window that will show the drives that are shared.
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post #9 of 33
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Okay, sounds good, thanks! I'll do this once I get home today.

Okay, I did that, but I can see all the PC's on one PC, but not on my PC. I also am not able to map any network drives at all.

I might also add, that My PC is running XP Pro, another's running XP Home, and yet another is running Media Center.
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post #10 of 33
Oh. Did you run the network setup wizard on all of the computers? Go to My Network places and on the left click the set up a small home or office network, and make sure you're all on the same workgroup. Make sure you do this on all of the computers. I'm not familiar with the Media Center addition, so I would see if you can set it up like that on the MCE one, and if it doen'st work, then run the Windows XP cd on the media center computer and use the network setup option from the cd.
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