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it did not give an explanation why. above too, anytime you change the Workgroup name you must re-boot that computer for the changed Workgroup name to apply. I clicked first went to the service dialog for the Windows Firewall Properties, hit the logon tab and selected the local system account, selected ok and then tried to start up Reply With Quote September 2nd, 2012,11:41 AM #2 Reverend View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Head Honcho Administrator Join Date Apr 2002 Location England Posts 14,065 Is your network 'Private' http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-ping/cannot-ping-xp-vista.html

I did everything you mentioned above including some additional things like setting the NetBIOS over TCP/IP and change the Workgroup names again. it almost never works. Any help would be great July 4, 2011 GEBS nice tom thanks…your the best … July 21, 2011 3rdnella HI, i have a problem between win 7 and xp sharing…..i ping Etexan Report Alicia- May 5, 2010 07:41PM Superdave you are indeed SUPER!! https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/steverowe/2007/08/17/xp-machine-cant-see-vista-computer-solution/

I have downloaded and installed the Link Layer Topology Discovery protocol on the XP computer, so that Vista computer is expected to see the XP computer. If not, rename all to the same and reboot all. I was able to connect to a friend's W7 PC across the network yesterday FROM my PC (and do a test transfer of a big folder - all ok), but he But Vista could not see it thanks to Norton firewall.

Report DAAAVEEE- Aug 30, 2010 07:45AM THANKS so much superdave! Both the Public folder sharing and the Media sharing items are optional for the problem we are trying to solve here where you cannot ping Vista machine by ip address or As soon as I did that my problem was solved. Still not quite sure why it "forgot" them after a routine Windows update although I could ping them via their IP addresses, etc.

Helpful +0 Report hempi23 Jul 11, 2009 01:07AM I have an Xp64 and couldn't see any computer on the network, even with firewall (ICS service) disabled. thank you for your help--this is driving me crazy! Who came up with that sh*t?! original site If an image is rotated losslessly, why does the file size change?

I assume the pass is merely the usual login pass, but I have set up no username. The 2 windows 7 PC work fine as a homegroup. Thanks! Our best advice is to try to connect it to one machine, and if the drivers won’t work, hook it up to the other computer and see if that works.

Near the bottom of the window, you should see the workgroup name which is probably "WORKGROUP" instead of "MSHOME". http://www.sysprobs.com/enable-ping-in-vista This goes for Norton also. Port fee transparency How do fonts work in LaTeX? I couldn't for the life of me figure out why after setting up file sharing on both my desktop and laptop, both of which are Vista, I could only get my

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Other machines could not connect back. Eric CrossMicrosoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Marked as answer by Nicholas LiModerator Wednesday, May 27, 2009 9:20 AM Tuesday, May 26, 2009 1:15 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign If you follow these steps everything should work first time but be patient while Windows finds the new printer share. 1. check over here Report ArtTekGal- Jan 10, 2010 02:23AM It's nearly a year since this was posted, but this reply solved my problem!!!!

View all 6 comments Report Dalnutt- Apr 3, 2009 10:34PM Go to control panel/admin tools/services/server. Go to your Xp machine and you will be able to access the window 7 folders easily Hope this helped you all. Microsoft wants everybody to upgrade all pc to their new sparkling vista, why use the old ones when there is something "superior"?.. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Home Networking - Can't

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Client for Microsoft Networks is an absolute must in order to be able to share files and printers between various machines in basic Windows networking. gawk inplace and stdout It is possible to define metric spaces from pure topological concepts without the need to define a distance function? A few key ones I had to change from Network Service to Local Service to even get them to run. the 2003 server is.

Helpful +1 Report DONTHINK Feb 1, 2009 01:00PM im really dumb when it comes to computers but somehow I set up all 3 computers on me home network and printer sharing We have a few people piloting 7 and it's a headache not being able to remote in at all. I had the same problem at our workplace (Windows Vista cannot ping Windows 7, as well as Vista cannot access Windows 7's shared files/folders, but Windows 7 can access Vista's shared this content Peter August 26, 2010 Pieter Carl, this is what solved it for me: This is what solved it for me: - In WinXP, go to control panel -> administrative tools -

This fixed it! Network Discovery should be set to ON.Sometimes you have to reboot, but it most cases it should be seen immediately. But I may be wrong Try the checklist in this post: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/sharing-file-with-windows-7-home-premium-laptop/8f8200ee-c2c5-44bf-af54-cdda4cae22a6 share|improve this answer edited Sep 30 '12 at 18:58 answered Sep 30 '12 at 18:33 Serge 2,56959 add a Report mark on the Pacific- Apr 16, 2014 11:54PM WORKS GREAT!

Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. May 30, 2011 Steve R. When you are done, then turn back on the firewalls and test out your network. If that fixes the pinging problem, then you may need to make a new rule for your firewall to enable ping and ICMP requests.

To change it open Regedit and find the navaget to the following: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NetBt\Parameters Look at the DhcpNodeType key. With the Windows 7 Homegroup feature, it’s almost that easy. Except mine gets stranger. Turned of fire wall, made sure all w7 setting are correct.

I had a similar problem - from my Windows 7 box could ping my Vista box but could not ping the Windows 7 box from Vista.I did all the above with The other computers -> one with WindowsXP and two with Ubuntu. When I do try to start any of the 3 I get Error 1075: The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for deletion. Why don't they just use the Unix model, which is simple and effective.

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