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Windows 7: w.7 cannot access xp on home network

25 May 2011   #11

Seven ultimate 32bit

Change the IP's to : WIN7 IP protocol 4:
: WIN XP :
Apply the setting's on both.
Now, Share both PC's HDD's with Full permissions(All permissions tick-box's ticked as "Allow")(Basically Full Control.)
Now,From the xp > RUN > CMD > PING (Check for the REPLY)
Now, If replied on the ping
- RUN > \\ (Still xp machine)

What do you get? The 7 machine should prompt you for the username & psw.

Doesn't work? Try CMD > \\\C$ (Admin access)

Reply once tried.

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25 May 2011   #12

windows 7 professional 32bit

here is an even easier guide i found on microsoft support
How to use the Simple File Sharing feature to share files in Windows XP
now only deals with the ntfs permissions but also an easier way to share without 1 billion permissions being modified manually
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