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I had a massive problem getting the following scenario to work: 1. Thanks. 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. That's where all of my utilities, drivers, etc. August 28, 2009 BLood I found a solution for my self whit error "“Windows cannot access \\". Source

I couldn't install the MFC from its original CD on my Win 7, since there are no suitable drivers, so my other machines (XP) are connected to the MFC on the Go to your Network and Sharing Center If you have XP machines on your network, you must change the setting for your active network from "Home" to "Work". It has never worked well and with Windows 7 a whole new level of frustration has been introduced. i tried to rename the workgroup name to match the office domain name, without success. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/

How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - More details by TaraS_WinTeam / November 23, 2009 6:26 AM PST In reply to: Finaly someone woh understands. Hence, I can't get any further in the writeup Carmine D'Ambrosio. I got the error message "The specified network name is longer available." I am 100% sure I typed everything completely right including upper/lower case. November 22, 2009 Trine Curtis "First make sure both machines are members of the same Workgroup which by default is named Workgroup." Ok, I can see the name of my workgroup

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - i had the same prob and fixed it by jimmymes / December 5, 2009 11:08 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP to Got a new windows 7 desktop. January 8, 2010 BigJoe Tried all these options but it was only after a 1 hour 50 minute phone call with Microsoft Technical Dept that they found an answer. How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network Edit restrictanonymous with the value of 0 4.

can you please foward me the souloution? asked 6 years ago viewed 14870 times active 1 year ago Blog Say Farewell to Winter Bash 2016! Thanks! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/318030 but later when I could not print to the printer connected on XP machine which is connected with my lap through a Netgear router I noticed of missing the network.

Gunnar in Sweden http://www.filmtuben.se/index.php Report Gunnar- Jun 15, 2010 04:16PM I simply shut of f-secure firewall and engaged windows firewall. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit November 28, 2009 John So how do you tell 7 to log in on the workgroup instead of the homegroup that has a password window? I can see a lot of small businesses telling Microsoft to shove Windows 7 until this is fixed. I'm no novice at this, having successfully set up networks with MACs & PCs since Windows NT4, but this is ludicrous.

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by notwithstanding / November 12, 2009 9:18 AM PST In reply to: Update Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - please foward me the souloution to this annoying problem! http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/53830-file-sharing-between-xp-w7-vice-versa.html What's up with that? How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp Not the answer you're looking for? Networking Windows 7 And Xp Could XP firewall or something else on the XP Desktop be blocking access?

December 8, 2009 john i have problem .. this contact form share|improve this answer edited Feb 15 '10 at 20:29 answered Jan 31 '10 at 17:07 3Doubloons 118116 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote This is probably because the "Password-protected May 20, 2009 James hello … on the windows7 machine I can see the Xp machine but when I try to connect I get an error message … "Windows cannot access To try to identify and resolve network problems, click diagnose." thanks, James May 20, 2009 Aelic92 This is awesome! How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan

sometimes it happens few minutes after reboot. Good Job~ November 26, 2009 mike Hi, I had the same problem with sharing as Wayne. Finally restored win 7 back to June 16, 2010 restore point and Voila! have a peek here I don't see any such information on the Win 7 machine though.

December 14, 2009 Horse88 Great tutorial. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Do you keep getting the network password window where no password will work? To share the printer on the Windows 7 machine go into Devices and Printers from the Start menu and double click on the printer icon.

The shared drive D on the Windows 7 machine is visible from the XP box and the MAC.

i thought you had the other problem. etc. worked right on, thanks! Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share Now on the Windows 7 machine do the following (doesn't matter if it's X-86 or x-64). 3) Control Panel==> add LOCAL (Yes LOCAL) printer.

Report tweaker idiot- Jul 10, 2010 01:57AM DOH! October 29, 2009 jorge5667 I'll try it this afternoon. December 30, 2009 Simon Barkdust45 - good solution. Check This Out 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

The 7 Computer uses 40/56 bit encryption The Windows XP laptop has SP3 windows-7 network-shares share|improve this question edited Jan 31 '10 at 0:38 asked Jan 31 '10 at 0:08 3Doubloons I had XP networking. November 29, 2009 Mark My Win 7 recognized my wireless network and automatically joined the WORKGROUP. Click the chevron to expand the current network profile.

To do it straight forward you must have the same account name with the same password on both computers, then that'll work. Some searching revealed this fix: http://forums.techarena.in/vista-help/972126.htm, which I followed carefully. (Quotation follows.) > > I had this same problem and am still trying to get Microsoft support to > > determine If you have the two operating systems to network, you are in trouble.) I had no big problem getting my Windows 7 machines to see and be able to access my Thank you. 0 Pimiento OP igorschneider Jun 2, 2014 at 9:45 UTC 1st Post Here's another solution...

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Then click Finish the printer to install and complete the Wizard. I have dual boot on the win 7 machine with win xp as second operating system and the same printer drivers work on both xp machines and the network printer works