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Hi All
Another problem in networking. I am networking two windows xp machines
I have done it before so I guess the settings and configration is right
I have made sure that they are on the same workgroup but I cannot view
then in the same work group nor can I search them in the network
However I can ping each of them from the other end. I have disabled the
firewall I was using. Please suggest what could be the problem.
Regards
Aditi.



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Have you marked any folders or drives to be Shared?

John Jones, Detroit


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John Jones wrote:
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 Yes i have shared folders and i cannot see any of the computers in the
workgp by \\\\<computer name> also



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http://www.wown.info/j_helmig/guide.htm

How to configure file sharing in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=304040

Make damn sure you're behind a firewall, else everyone on the internet will also
have access to
your files too.


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On 2 Jul 2005 07:04:17 -0700, "Aditi" <*email_address_deleted*> wrote:

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Aditi,

If the firewall is truly disabled (and don't bet on that), then a browser
conflict is the best bet here.  Check for browser conflicts with browstat.  Read
these articles for instructions:
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/troubleshooting-network-neighborhood.html#Security
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/troubleshooting-network-neighborhood.html#Browser

--
Cheers,
Chuck MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com /
Paranoia is not a problem - it's a normal response from experience.
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please let me know how could i check if my firewall is properly
disabled or not... and when i ran browstat utility it says "there is
one server on this domain " and "network browsing is enabled" .I want
to bring ur notice to the fact that i can ping each of my pc from the
other end and i can even access the files of comp2 from comp1 . but not
the other way round.
Regargs
Aditi



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On 3 Jul 2005 11:08:49 -0700, "Aditi" wrote:

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Aditi,

This is a peer help forum.  We can try and help you, but you'll have to help us
to help you.

Since we can't sit in front of your computer, you have to do the detailed
examination.  Here is my troubleshooting guide, which lists all of the possible
causes of your problem, of which I know.  You have to examine each one, one by
one, and fix if applicable.  Remember, you could have multiple problems, all
contributing to your condition.  Sometimes, different problems might mask
identification of other problems.
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/troubleshooting-network-neighborhood.html

Or provide the diagnostics here, as listed in this article (which you could have
found from the browstat article):
<http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/2005/05/troubleshooting-network-neighborhood.html#AskingForHelp

Now to the firewall issue, I don't know what firewall you have, so I can't
really say.  Many times, you have to either un install a firewall, or re enable
and properly configure it, to get it to work properly.  Disabling personal
firewalls is not always a productive solution.

--
Cheers,
Chuck MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com /
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
My        email         is          AT         DOT
   actual       address    pchuck       sonic      net.


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Hi all!
I think I should expalin my problem clearly so here I go...
I have two machines running windows xp home. Although I am a noob but I
had networked them previously as well and got it working fine after a
few initial hitches. then I had to format one of my machine and hence
ran the network configuration wizard once again configuring every
property as i had done previously.
I am using a direct crossover cable to connect COMP1->COMP2.
COMP1 will be my ICH.
Configured the ip addresses manually
COMP1 192.168.0.1
COMP2 192.168.0.2
I can ping each other.
I can access and search for comp2 from comp1 but I cannot do it
otherwise.
\\\\comp1 from comp2 gives me an error...
I cannot see comp1 in the workgroup from comp2.
The firewall I used was windows firewall and zone alarm.
I have disabled windows firewall and also zome alarm and my previous
network was working fine by changing the trusted zone configuration in
zone alarm... however i have tried disabling the firewall as well but
it does not help this time.
Also I tried to use the browstat utility to chek if it was a browser
conflict.
it say that browsing is not enabled on domain. The master browser is
comp2. I think the last line should be some clue.
Aditi



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Aditi wrote:
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This is OT for this group.

Set up sharing on comp1.  Right click the C: drive and select the
sharing tab.

ICS works OK, but you'll be much happier if you purchase a cheap wired
router.

Q




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Aditi,

I've repeatedly recommended that you read my articles, which will give you some
idea what information is needed here, and how to extract and post the exact
information needed.  Specifically, if you can post the exact and full output
from "browstat status" and "ipconfig /all", for both computers, we can help you
more effectively.

And, as Quaoar says, your whole problem is not on topic for this newsgroup.
Since your problem appears to originate with Windows XP networking, you might
want to post in microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web.  Please read the
articles that I provided the links for, so you can provide the details needed.

--
Cheers,
Chuck MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com /
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
My        email         is          AT         DOT
   actual       address    pchuck       sonic      net.


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