Home > Windows Xp > File Sharing Between 7 And XP

File Sharing Between 7 And XP

Contents

After installing SP3 or when you do a fresh install of XP SP3, even > > though the protocol won't self install you can install it youself by > > first May 30, 2009 jake @bill if you can see the printer over the network right click on the printer and select connect. December 11, 2009 Paul My thanks. This will pop a dialog asking for the port name - enter "\\Windows 7 Machine Name\Printer Name On Windows 7" where you put your info into the fields. weblink

This used to work under Windows 7 beta, but not with Windows 7 RC1. But once again, we have a complete tutorial for that situation. Does anybody know why is this and how can I fix it? In my basement I have a computer running Windows XP SP3.

How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan

August 10, 2009 Uldis Im still a noob in networking. Thanks MysticGeek and everyone else. Then click Finish the printer to install and complete the Wizard. browse down to Password Protected sharing - turn it off Now click ok and come out of it Now click on my computer select the drive or folder you want to

Moreover I can access internet through router without any issues… so connectivity to router is not blocked by firewall.. Thanks September 22, 2009 Diego Espinosa Thank you very much for your assistance. Can ping it by number but not by name. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit Although I didn't have that issue when sharing the root of a hard drive installed in my pc.

I have no issues accessing the shared folders (vista/xp) from win7 machines. I do all the setting changes and then I get to: "Now you should see your XP machine on Network" I don't see any of the XP machines I have. But it can't see the new desktop at all. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15247/complete-guide-to-networking-windows-7-with-xp-and-vista/ Select the "Ports" index on this dialog, select "Local Port" and press the "New Port…" button.

Then someone suggested I try the exact same thing using the Win7's computer IP address instead of its name. Share Printer Xp To Win7 One of the 7´s is not workgroup joined. November 29, 2009 Bill B I have what seems to be the opposite problem from those above. But it can't see the new desktop at all.

Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup

Now that all in the same Workgroup, I hoped this would work. see this Any help very gratefully received. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan September 2, 2010 David I'm having a similar issue to John; all XP machines on my network can ping the Windows 7 machine, but the Windows 7 machine cannot ping or Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share November 14, 2009 AmishCake I was having all the same troubles getting my XP machines connected to my new Windows 7 machine.

But when I click on it to connect, windows says it can't find the driver. Now Window 7 can see Xp and shate the XP printer. I have tried installing the printer locally and then editing the port to a local port with the correct computer name and printer share name to no avail. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup

Thanks. July 21, 2009 joe I got the exact same problem as mentioned before: My Setup is like this: Windows 7 RC1 64 Bit + Canon Inkjet Pixma iP5000 Windows XP Home Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

Get exclusive articles before everybody else. My Problem was that my Windows 7 PC could not access files or printers on my XP PC across a local area network (through a wired router).

Doh! Windows Xp Join Windows 10 Homegroup XP desktop with an HP printer attached (32 bit / x86 / i386) 3. Please help.

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).

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 My XP laptop can print fine (probably still using the original driver). Now that all in the same Workgroup, I hoped this would work. How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp To find the shared folders and devices double click on the Windows 7 machine icon under Network.  Here you can see the printer connected to my Windows 7 machine is shared

Both pc's ar connected to wireles router… Maybe there is something more I should do on xp side ? If you want any user to have access the public shares turn off password protection.  This is located in Advanced Sharing Settings toward the bottom of the list. August 8, 2009 Mysticgeek @Phil McGuire: I agree it shouldn't be so difficult at all. Then someone suggested I try the exact same thing using the Win7's computer IP address instead of its name.

I currently have a kodak esp5 printer on an xp machine and could not for the life of me get my windows 7 laptop use the printer. Thanks for the effort! So what you should do 1) Make shore you have SP3, if not then install it 2) Run the network wizard after install Ofcourse it my not help you, but its Wird verarbeitet...

Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 & XP Map a Network Drive Another method of sharing data between XP and Windows 7 is mapping a network drive. For a non-techie, this is just what I needed. My XP laptop can print fine (probably still using the original driver). All good, except neither the MAC or the XP box can access files on the Windows 7 machine.

I went through the above instructions and solved my problem withing a few mintues!! August 10, 2009 Uldis Im still a noob in networking. now set the permissions as you like h. So I'm stuck.

Greatly appreciated. Sharing the XP printer and printing from the Win 7 laptop The post above by ‘Barkdust45' and ‘gw' helped me out. Check under General tab)2) Make sure either windows firewall is completely turned off or exception is given for File and Printer sharing in firewall when windows firewall in on with allowing January 4, 2010 Gen Oophs - sorry about the typos in my earlier comment January 4, 2010 David Many thanks Pal.

please help. best regards viktor January 6, 2010 mjuice Followed it step by step didn't work. I tried to go into printer properties on both machines to add additional drivers, but cannot find drivers. Wird verarbeitet...

please help.