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Windows XP Home "My Network Places" Refusing To Show Network Computers

All rights reserved. Possible reasons are blank passwords not allowed, logon hour restrictions, or a policy restriction has been enforced." Isn't it supposed to ask me for a username and password? Have the same bug. Click Start->Control Panel->Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings. weblink

I then dragged the shared folders over into my Network Places and it created a shortcut. first i use standard procedure to add each computer at the same workgroup and i make sure that i leave the homegroup in the shoose homegroup and sharing options Option and Wednesday, June 08, 2011 4:05 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had similar problems, i had already done all thesuggestedfixes, so i was looking at my router The invisible computer XP-Home can ping the other computer & itself, can cxt to I-net, but Network Places is unclickable: shows nothing.

When I do to my Comand Propt and get my address... Please try again now or at a later time. THANKS!

  • IPv6) apart from these 3: Client for Microsoft Networks, File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) --> OK * run the following repair utilities
  • Proposed as answer by jackehendrix Friday, November 04, 2011 1:29 AM Friday, July 22, 2011 12:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That did the trick...
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2009 9:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I don't know if this will help.
  • I can find the Win7 computer from other PCs (all running WinXP) (by using Search and searching for \\computername\share name), but not vice versa.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? In the Value Data box, type a value that is larger than the value that is listed. So when I want to access it from the 7 machine, it will ask for the username and pass. (just like xp to xp machines do) I have read far and Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

This program is actually for automatically sharing USB drives (so you don't have to do it by hand all the time). That was fun. It's a 3TB drive, which means it doesn't work well if connected directly to the Dune, hence the need to access it via network sharing.Thanks to serendipitee for this solution! No, create an account now.

I found you all through the power of Google and I am here to say I am having the same problems... I found a temporary solution by opening the network connections on another (slave) pc in my workgroup. They are on the same WORKGROUP with different computer names, and they can see each other fine on the network. The Internet Gateway Connection disappeared from the Network Connections window.

It finally worked at 27 (I noticed that the hexadecimal value changes automatically; when I arrived at decimal value 27, the hexadecimal became 1b, for instance). http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/134938-Intermittent-XP-Win7-networking-problem Here's a run-down. Borg Vomit Friday, June 25, 2010 1:53 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hey WNXSpike let me explain you an experience that i made yersterday. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try the wizard in SharePlugger by meelix / February 16, 2011 11:06 PM PST In reply to: :-( You might have another problem.

Quit Registry Editor. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/how-to-share-a-folder-in-windows-xp-in-network.html and get an XP non-Home edition disk. USB memory sticks are often supplied in FAT format. MSHOME. 2)As others here have suggested, make sure all Win 7 machines have changed their workgroup settings from "Home" toa"Work" network in the Network & Sharing Center, this enables the XP

My Computer Description was blank. Any solution apart from upgrading to XP Pro? While that would be a pain in the butt to implement all over, if you only have two or three machines, might that do the trick? - Tom Reply With Quote check over here ive been having this same problem since Win98 or Win95 or maybe even Win 3.11 #4 ZippyDan, Dec 15, 2005 SolMiester Diamond Member Joined: Dec 19, 2004 Messages: 5,304 Likes

Reply With Quote 04-20-05,10:06 AM #5 bulc View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Apr 2005 Posts 12 Hi i am having this same problem, using I cannot understand why this is such a difficult task to get Homegroup to work. If not, adapt and restart.

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All was well (since setup after Xmas) until the laptop turned OFF the onboard wireless adapter - never to return - but that is another story! What protocol is this office network using? But after I did this. Than change again the name of workgroupto WORKGROUP and thats works on all 3 computers.

Here's how I fixed it. I knew the W7 was on 'different' track to the other MSHOME network - but didnt realise it was important! Wednesday, May 20, 2009 3:21 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I always see people having this problem.  It was common between XP and 2000, with XP and this content The other computer XP-Pro can only ping itself & can cxt to I-Net.

You are right, those questions were unanswered. Does this mean that I just have to trash the XP-home and go & pay Microsoft yet another $259. Both wifi networks were setup for auto connect. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Main Broadband Reviews Articles Forums Info News Glossary of Terms FAQs Polls Links SG Teams SG Premium Services SG Gear Store Registry Tweaks Broadband Tools Downloads/Patches Broadband Hardware SG Ports Database If you created the IRPStackSize value using the procedure described in step 4, the default value is 15. I was able to install a network printer, but as for workgroup it refuses to work. I found a temporary solution by opening the network connections on another (slave) pc in my workgroup.

In the box just type "HOME".