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Windows 7: Computers can't see each other

15 May 2011   #11

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit

Wots up doc?

Win 7 will not talk to XP 'puters through 'homegroup' setup - simple as that
(unless they fixed this recently)

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24 May 2014   #12

This answer fixed my problem

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mystere View Post

Next thing I notice is that you have IPv6 enabled. I've seen this interfere, especially with wireless routers. Try going into your network adapter settings and unchecking the IPv6 checkboxes. Make sure you reboot.
I was connecting from Win8 to Win7. All had been well, but following a Netgear adapter fail I had to buy a new one. Using the new adapter they could no longer see each other. Turning off IPv6 fixed it. Thanks - I lost hours trying to work this out.
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