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I tried that and it did work…but then when I turned off both computers for the night, in the morning the Win7 computer had a new IP address so the printer Otherwise, you'll have to map it manually every time. December 17, 2009 TomC Great tutorial, but still have problems! I work with networks for a living and I was convinced there was a bug until I decided to look elsewhere. http://zgraham.com/windows-7/windows-7-file-sharing.html
After much mucking about Windows 7 sees both the shared drives on the XP box and the MAC and can access them. 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!! And then show the dialog box and options that are necessary to enable sharing of this folder. First make sure both machines are members of the same Workgroup which by default is named Workgroup.
How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp
This should be added to the tut stat! December 28, 2009 Toni Thanks SOOOOOOOOOO much! I hadn´t spotted the "password protection" option and didn´t really want to go creating the same users on each computer to allow sharing.
Thank you. I can access all my windows 7 laptop data from widnows xp ; however I cannot access windows xp data from my windows 7 machine. December 8, 2009 Juan Ramon A thousand blessings for your instructions. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit December 10, 2009 Chris Great Tutorial, I only had two problems. 1.
Granted, I'm not a networking wizard, but I've followed all the above steps precisly, several times, over several hours checking and rechecking all the steps a dozen times or so. How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network Select Sharing tab and tick Share this folder on the network to share the folder. worked right on, thanks! https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/file_srv_create_share.mspx?mfr=true However, I either have done something wrong in setting up Win7 in the first place, or something is weird!
Warning: If a user has full access, deleting a file doesn't put it in the Recycle Bin. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Did Donald Trump "[imitate] a disabled reporter"? On the XP PC Do Start/Run/regedit. I really want to be able to print from my Windows 7 laptop.
How To Share A Folder In Windows Xp In Network
Still having problems with browsing and I think it is because 7 insists on loggin in on the wrong domain and I know XP will not allow that..sigh..does MS ever test November 14, 2009 jim This is wonderful and it all works EXCEPT for …. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp December 19, 2009 Joe On my windows 7 PC I can connect to my XP PC and I can see the printer there. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Select Security Options.
Adding the local port allowed me to print. check over here December 5, 2009 Trine Curtis I have been able to get my printer recognized across all my Win 7 and XP machines. Just create a new PORT named as \\\ And don't forget the Windows Update button if you can't find your printer in the list. Is it possible to make an alloy that melts at low temperatures and solidifies at high temperatures? Networking Windows 7 And Xp
- November 22, 2009 Deb I was trying to print wirh my printer hooked to xp from a computer running windows 7.
- Check your firewall, I have Mcafee on both PCs and Mcafee was set to treat the PCs as a trusted network. 2.
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- In the FAQ Under Windows XP in a workgroup, why don't I see the Security tab for a file/folder?, we saw that to bring up the Security dialog box for files/folders/shares,
- I am finding out that a lot of people have encountered this issue.
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- Mike - you may need to do the "add printer" steps and check you have the software for the printer installed on your XP machine.
- The first half the tutorial worked but still could not see laptops.
October 30, 2009 Greg Thanks, This worked Thanks a lot! I would recommend just using HFS File server. November 5, 2009 Abdullah Thanks for this great tutorial For those who dont have password, Control Panel\System and Security\Administrative Tools\local security policy then local policies\security option disable "Accounts: Administrator account status" http://zgraham.com/windows-7/duel-boot-win2k-xp-want-to-get-rid-of-xp.html I have exactly the same problem as James -- … on the windows7 machine I can see the Xp machine but when I try to connect I get an error message
November 23, 2009 flick These instructions were great! How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan Problem solved thanks to this page! can anyone please help on setting up the network on my xp.
Have a Windows 7 laptop trying to connect to a printer on my XP desktop, but so far the laptop doesn't even know the desktop exists.
November 21, 2009 anthony72 Does this work if i am using Windows XP Media Center Edition November 21, 2009 frank My old Brother MFC had network and USB connections. October 29, 2009 jorge5667 I'll try it this afternoon. Very helpful and straightforward. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup If you're sharing an entire disk, Windows XP gives a warning.
When i click "connect" like you recommend, I get an "access is denied" error even though it is set to share on the XP machine. Click OK and close the window. 2) Proceed to right click the folder you wish to share and click Sharing and Security. To try to identify and resolve network problems, click diagnose.” The XP machine can access the Win7 machine just fine. http://zgraham.com/windows-7/windows-system-file-cannot-be-found.html Simple (For a "Network stand alone printer") at 4) chose TCPIP port and at 5) enter the IP address.
The shared printer is attached to a Win 7 x64 box and the XP is x86. The other XP machine (free roving laptop) has no problem using the shared printer. the win7 connecting to winxp is what i would call "reverse compatible" with older oses May 24, 2009 Mike Hutchinson My XP laptop simply tells me I do not have authority You saved me a lot of hassle.
This networking feature is particularly useful on home networks but can be a security concern on public networks. Once again, use 1-12 characters (1-11 before the dollar sign). I appreciate your help.