View Full Version : Re: Help with file/printer sharing

Jack \(MVP-Networking\).
04-14-08, 02:58 PM
Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what it is
allowed to be shared.
Vista File and Printer Sharing-
Windows XP File Sharing -
Printer Sharing XP -
Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
Jack (MVP-Networking).

"Kurt" <Kurt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hello,
> I am having problems setting up my netword for sharing my printer and
> files.
> My desktop is running Vista, and my wireless laptop is running XP.
> I have a wireless G Belkin rounter and Belkin wireless G card for my
> laptop.
> I do have an internet connection through the wireless connection, but
> neither the desktop nor laptop will recongize each other.
> I changed the laptop workgroup name from the default mshome to WORKGROUP,
> so they are named the same on both computers.
> File sharing and printer sharing is 'on', so I don't know what is going
> on.
> About a month ago, everything was sharing fine, but it suddenly quit
> working.
> I recently had to restore my laptop, so I figured I would be able to get
> the file sharing up an running again, but it has not been going well.
> I appreciate any help with helping me share!!
> Thank you,
> Kurt