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Windows 7: Sharing B/w Windows XP and Windows 7 via Single Wifi-Modem

22 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 
Sharing B/w Windows XP and Windows 7 via Single Wifi-Modem

Hello, I have a laptop having windows 7 in it and a desktop having Windows XP SP3, both the laptop and Desktop are connected to a single wifi-modem[I don't have any router b/w, my modem has wifi and router in it in simple it is a router, a modem and a wifi device ] The problem is when i tries to do sharing b/w my desktop & laptop,neither I can see my laptop in 'My network Places' at desktop nor see my desktop on my laptop.
I've done all the basic steps: like by workgroup is same, and all necessary things in 'Network and sharing' at win 7. I still cant see see the computers, though i can ping my laptop from desktop and my desktop from the laptop.

P.S: Laptop is connected through WIFI and Desktop is connected through wire.




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22 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Read here, see if it helps: Share a printer
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23 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

No, It didn't help me. Please re-read my post.
Actually I don't want to share my printer, the problem with me is that neither by desktop nor my laptop are showing on either sides, though both of them are connected through a single network [i.e a Wifi Modem REMEMBER: No router between, directly single wifi modem]
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23 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I know you didn't want to share a printer but the basic steps are the same, be it a printer, file or folder. That's why I thought the link might be a help.

Lets see what ipconfig /all thinks. Do this on each both computers.

Click on Start then Run or Press Windows key + R and paste the following into the Run box, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close.
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23 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : FASTian-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-B9-0C-DF-45
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-17-C4-C8-F0-CE
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 203.99.163.240
202.125.132.12
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{9E2699FE-C49A-4C0E-9119-143232B9BE22}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:c66:36a4:8bb8:fc3c(Preferred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::c66:36a4:8bb8:fc3c%16(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{70C83081-DDF9-4694-A86D-65DE5FEFA3F7}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Pinging yahoo.com [72.30.2.43] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 72.30.2.43: bytes=32 time=300ms TTL=47
Reply from 72.30.2.43: bytes=32 time=297ms TTL=47
Reply from 72.30.2.43: bytes=32 time=300ms TTL=47
Reply from 72.30.2.43: bytes=32 time=298ms TTL=47

Ping statistics for 72.30.2.43:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 297ms, Maximum = 300ms, Average = 298ms
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23 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Yeah Bro I told you that I have done all the basic steps..
anyways, here is the file you want ^^
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23 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

Please check these steps carefully... Homegroup - Add Computer or Join[2]=Networking%20Internet

I'm still looking for another article i read recently about this. If i find it i'll get back to you...

Got it... XP Computers in the Windows 7 Network Map
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23 Jul 2011   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You only posted the ipconfig info from one computer, the one connected wirelessly. Need it from both so I can compare the results. May not show anything but it's worth looking at.
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24 Jul 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Windows IP Configuration



Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : homepc-37ff36de

Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :

Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown

IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No



Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:



Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8001/8003/8010 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-11-D8-DD-81-82

Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.3

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 203.99.163.240

202.125.132.12



Pinging yahoo.com [69.147.125.65] with 32 bytes of data:



Reply from 69.147.125.65: bytes=32 time=229ms TTL=56

Reply from 69.147.125.65: bytes=32 time=231ms TTL=56

Reply from 69.147.125.65: bytes=32 time=230ms TTL=56

Reply from 69.147.125.65: bytes=32 time=230ms TTL=56



Ping statistics for 69.147.125.65:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:

Minimum = 229ms, Maximum = 231ms, Average = 230ms
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24 Jul 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MvdB View Post
Please check these steps carefully... Homegroup - Add Computer or Join[2]=Networking%20Internet

I'm still looking for another article i read recently about this. If i find it i'll get back to you...

Got it... XP Computers in the Windows 7 Network Map
Thanks for your precious reply.. I will check it !
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