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05-03-08, 09:48 PM
"WTFIGO" <WTFIGO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> connection... al I need to do is done...
> But, I have a Vista laptop that recognizes my network (via a secured
> wireless connection) but it can't see the XP's resources... what am I
> doing
> wrong... grrrr... I know it's something dumb and sinple.
> --
> Wirelessly trying to cope with Microsoft

Make sure it has the same workgroup name.


05-04-08, 10:18 AM
"WTFIGO" <WTFIGO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> shared folders or printer... the XP machine is etherneted into the
> wireless
> router and the laptop is wireless... I should be able to see the shares on
> the XP machine, right?

Make sure you are using the exact same logon name and logon pasword on both

Make sure that logon name (or group the userID is in) has proper share and
file permissions.

Make sure a firewall is not blocking access (on either machine).