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07 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Try doing this adjustment on the XP machine that isn't being seen.

This will see the XP machine to Guest only "less secure" by going into the local security policies on the XP machine.

Go to... Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy > Local Policies > Security Options

Scroll down to... Network Access: Sharing and security model for local accounts

Select... Guest only and not Classic. I checked on XP machine and Guest seems to be the default.

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07 Nov 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home 64 bit

I followed your instructions but there is no 'Local Security policy' option in administrive tools. But the XP machine is seen on the vista's and will open from network on these, its just an issue with my W7, which doesn't see the XP and won't let me access any of the vistas that are showing in the network.
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