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Windows 7: Can't see other PCs in Workgroup

15 May 2011   #1

|Windows 7 x64| |Windows XP Pro x64|
 
 
Can't see other PCs in Workgroup

I am trying to set up a workgroup between two Windows 7 Pro computers over a wifi connection.

I have set the workgroup name to be identical on both machines (Lastname-Home), but neither machine can see the other.

Network discovery and sharing are turned on.

From my googleing and forum searching (here and on other forums) all I can find is people saying that if the workgroup names match you should be able to see the PCs.

Any help would be apreciated

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15 May 2011   #2

|Windows 7 x64| |Windows XP Pro x64|
 
 
Solved

Ok. Found the problem was the modem (Netgear DGN2000).

Updated firmware from 1.1.8.0 to 1.1.11.0, fixed the problem.
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