October 26, 2009 ssss Thanks, dude! I also have Windows XP updated to SP3, but it doesn't work. How did you get Windows 7 to allow you to install the x86 drivers? Nine-Step Checklist -- The Windows 7 / Windows XP Wireless Home Networking Bible By Bruce Brown "Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network... Source
I have tried adding passwords to the accounts. And yes, I disabled homegroup, and put all machines on the same workgroup. I have checked IPV6 etc. When I try to access an XP machine from the W7 machine, I get an error "cannot access \\LAP (xp machine).
So this probably is a silly question. I was having the same problem. October 27, 2009 Mark to install a printer shared on Windows xp on Windows7 you have to install extra x64 drivers on your XP machine!!
Now what I'd like to know is what theme is that on XP? July 9, 2009 Mike I have three computers running XP operating system linked together in a virtual network. In step 4., second sentence, where you, Right-click the shared folder > Properties > Security Tab > Edit > Add and type "Everyone" (not the quotes) into the box and select Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup I have never paid attention till lately when i tried to make my own network, i do not get the option to select home/work/public/domain.
Hi all. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp viking626 says: 7 years ago I have a desktop and a laptop on the same network(router) and I cannot get homegroup to work. If you install the LLTD before you install SP3, it works fine. > > > > 2. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/ No problems sharing FROM Win7 TO XP.
See > > this > > article. > > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/828030 > > > > In the folder where you extract to you will find a folder SP2QFE. > > Open this Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share My question is, with the setup you've outlined, if one of the PCs in the "Homegroup" connects to a remote domain via a VPN connection, are the PCs on the homegroup DID YOU KNOW?Billy Hippopotamus (William Johnson Hippopotamus) was a pygmy hippo given to President Coolidge in 1927 by none other than tire titan Harvey Firestone. Peter Ilyk says: 5 years ago Steve This is exactly my problem - were you ever able to solve this?
My XP MCE2005 machine and the Windows 7 machine network perfectly with all shared folders on the XP machine visible and accessible, and vice-versa However, my laptop is running XP Home; thanks August 22, 2009 Elizabeth Very useful. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Both are less than a year old. Networking Windows 7 And Xp Back in the day of Windows 3 and 95 this could be used to segregate PCs into groups, making it impossible for different Workgroups to share files or services.Today the Workgroup
Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. this contact form I installe SP3 om my xp machine. I have tried all the suggestions above, and no luck. It ultimately plays but that hanging condition is nasty. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan
Maybe. If you're using another firewall, you must open these ports yourself so that your computer can find other computers and devices that have files or printers that you want to share. I searched, but may have missed it. http://ksresource.net/windows-7/need-to-backup-files-from-win7-rc-to-win7-pro.html Then I tried the suggestion above from ShockDoctor7.
The computers are unable to find each other on the network. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup I followed your steps above and did find that a number of the above Services on Laptop 2 had not started. For info about network troubleshooting, see Windows help." Any ideas?
Depending on what your printer is, sharing it should be easier as Vista and Windows 7 do a much better job of automatically locating the drivers. I *finally* had the necessary permissions to access those darned drives! 4. just follow carefully all the above instructions and the printing should work. @Aelic92, the reverse was easy for me win7-win7 should work by just going to the winxp machine, go to How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp Help, please.
I left the homegroup on both computers, and neither one is detecting it, but neither one can create a new one - I get the message "Windows cannot set up a July 24, 2009 wired_retired By God man, you deserve a medal. Figure B To get started, just click the Create a Homegroup button. Check This Out the Windows 7 computers are not seen by the rest of the workgroup.
If you don't mind, I'm going to let my wife think I figured it out all by myself. I am also unable to see the laptop from the other computers at all. Win 7 sees both boxes, XP sees neither, nor the printer. 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?
By my own fault the homegroup was not working. Why oh why do Microsoft make everything so bloody difficult..?? Very Vulcan. Changing the Windows 7 network type from 'Home' to 'Work', disabling simple file sharing on the XP machine, and following the guide at the top of the page got it to
August 12, 2009 Goldy Good Job, geek!