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Alright i don't usually make these threads, but I'm building a network for a client, and i'm having a few issues and would hopefully like some resolutions ..

Alright, here's the scoop.

There are 4 computers on the network 3x Windows xp SP3 machines, and 1x windows 7 pro machine. all of the workgroups are set to MSHOME. The windows 7 machine can see and access all of the shared folders that i have made for them to purposely access. Here's my issues.

1. Windows 7 machine does not appear in the workgroup/network connections on any of the windows xp machines.

2. One windows xp machine is in the right workgroup but does not see anyone over the network.

any help or solutions would be greatly appreciated , thanks in advance
post #2 of 19
On the Win7 machine, check this:
Go to Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center. Click on Change advanced sharing settings on the left. Under the Home or Work list, make sure that Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and printer sharing are checked.
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On the Win7 machine, check this:
Go to Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center. Click on Change advanced sharing settings on the left. Under the Home or Work list, make sure that Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and printer sharing are checked.
agreed, i also read a thread after doing a google search for workgroups and ran across some info regarding proper setup with XP and 7
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On the Win7 machine, check this:
Go to Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center. Click on Change advanced sharing settings on the left. Under the Home or Work list, make sure that Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and printer sharing are checked.
done, still nothing D;

like i said the win7 machines can see everything perfectly, its the winxp machines that cannot see them
post #5 of 19
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update, the winxp machine that could not see anything, i found now, and found the workgroup on said machine, able to access all files too, perfect.
post #6 of 19
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Update, missing computer on xp network had incorrect workgroup. Fixed, all computers showing on workgroup, restarting fixed computer to test. I have re run the network setup wizard and restarted, but nothing worked on it.
Edited by rabies229 - 3/16/11 at 11:46am
post #7 of 19
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New development. I have all networks computers mapped the way that i want them, say for the Lobby one. Its a windows xp computer, i can see it from all of the other computers, but when i go to access it it says denied, also when i'm on the lobby computer trying to get into the homegroup it says access is denied and to contact the system admin (me) . Any thoughts/
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New development. I have all networks computers mapped the way that i want them, say for the Lobby one. Its a windows xp computer, i can see it from all of the other computers, but when i go to access it it says denied, also when i'm on the lobby computer trying to get into the homegroup it says access is denied and to contact the system admin (me) . Any thoughts/
You need to create username/passwords for each machine and make sure the machines trying to access them can supply those credentials.

Otherwise you can set permissions to allow "Everyone" both read/write access (if need be).
Also, make sure the security section also allows "Everyone" to access the shares.
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I have everyone access for everything but it's just that one computer, just when i double click workgroup it jsut says i need permission and that's not right?
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Do you have user accounts setup on the machine or no?
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