doesn't help any. thanks November 11, 2009 kelly Nodscene For anyone having problems with sharing an external drive, I’ve found that you can’t share the root of the drive (IE: d:). Thank you December 2, 2009 Barkdust45 This is easier -- at least for me and it worked. August 10, 2009 Uldis Im still a noob in networking. http://gbcmedina.com/windows-7/file-sharing-btrw-win-7-pc-and-xp-laptop.php
thanks alot man. You will be then asked to restart your PC. December 28, 2009 Toni Thanks SOOOOOOOOOO much! I had a massive problem getting the following scenario to work: 1. http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/320280-i-need-help-file-sharing-not-networked-pcs-xp-w7.html
I get an error that the driver can't be found and when I try to install Windows 7 drivers on the XP machine, I get another error that the drivers are I can now see my shared WIN 7 folder on my WIN XP boxes. I remember that I had seen the XP initially..
December 8, 2009 Juan Ramon A thousand blessings for your instructions. All setting are same as before outage using cat 5 with a switch, I tried new switch same problem. I guess W7 is a piece of crap! Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share it gave me an error saying that the network resource was unavailable so as far as i can tell the win 7 and xp computers are in the same workgroup conected
August 6, 2009 Phil McGuire I run a small network of 3 computers - A Windows 7 machine, a XP machine (Service pack 3) and a MAC (OS X). How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit Windows 10 News Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is I've visited all the pages you have. Something to do with how it uses port 139 and or 445 when making the connection to the Windows 10 shares.
December 11, 2009 Paul My thanks. I installed SP3 on my xp machine. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together It really shouldn't be this hard. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup You must change every permission to everyone manyally for everything you wish to share.
April 6, 2011 Adrian This was totally f*#[email protected]#g useless. his comment is here thanks August 22, 2009 Elizabeth Very useful. How to Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista Sharing between Vista and XP When Windows Vista came out, hardware requirements were intensive, drivers weren’t ready, and sharing between December 9, 2009 Gry dla dorosłych Hmmm on my Windows XP this resolution still doesnt work :( December 9, 2009 Dan I struggled for hours to connect my new laptop to Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup
Step 2: Network Sharing Settings must be Compatible In order for sharing to work with your Windows XP computers, your Windows 7 PCs should be using the Home or Work network November 5, 2009 gw For those trying to get an 32-bit XP machine to use a printer connected to a 64-bit Win7 machine: - go through the "Add Printer" wizard - May 30, 2009 jake @bill if you can see the printer over the network right click on the printer and select connect. this contact form Now select "A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer" then hit Next.
December 19, 2009 Carmine D'Ambrosio When I get to the step in this article of going to Devices and Printers and double clicking the printer icon, I do not get the How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp I have tried the solutions in the article, no joy. WHY CANT WINDOWS 7 SHARE DRIVES???
please help!!! If you are trying to share any other drive or directory you are still out of luck. Sometimes remembering just where exactly is every option in different OSs is a problem. Windows Xp Join Windows 10 Homegroup If your XP machine is an x86 OS you can install Additional Drivers before setting up the XP machine.
November 12, 2009 Jon As a few other people have mentioned, the solution to getting my shared folder on the Win7 machine visible on the XP machine was to specifically add How to Install and Setup Windows Home Server How to Manage Shared Folders on Windows Home Server Conclusion The biggest annoyance is dealing with printers that have a different set of If you can’t disable the Internet Connection Firewall, make sure TCP port 445 is open. http://gbcmedina.com/windows-7/file-sharing-protection-issue-after-update.php Depending on what your printer is, sharing it should be easier as Vista and Windows 7 do a much better job of automatically locating the drivers.
Each account should have full control over the share. You are bookmarked May 21, 2010 Jon You did not go into hardly anything about networking and printing between Vista and Windows 7. But what do these metrics actually mean? You can of course use any external device to copy files between computers.
I am able to form a link with the XP network and I can access shared files on the XP computers, but the XP computers on the network are unable to Step 4: Access Shared Files and Folders To access the shared files and folders from the Windows XP computers, go to 'My Computer -> My Network Places -> View workgroup computers'. Both servers have the same OP system and both have the same user name. When it was launched, it was also the first smartphone in the world to offer 6 GB of RAM memory.
Cheers. December 6, 2009 C These are some of the best-written instructions out there. Essentially you’ll want to make sure both machines are part of the same workgroup, set up the correct sharing settings, and making sure network discovery is enabled on Windows 7. You may need to disable the Internet Connection Firewall in the Advanced pane of the device’s properties.