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Windows 7: Wireless W7/Vista Homegroup sharing network suddenly doesnt work

16 Nov 2011   #1

 
 
Wireless W7/Vista Homegroup sharing network suddenly doesnt work

I have a wireless network setup comprising of a Windows 7 desktop and a Vista laptop

Everything worked fine but I suddenly have found that my computer sharing network setup is no longer working.



When I try to access my Desktop PC from my laptop the Desktop Computer PC icon shows,but when I click on it I get a message
“Windows cannot access Desktop Windows has sent the request to the DNS server and that name was unknown"

When I try to access the laptop from my Desktop’s Windows7 (control panel>network sharing center) the Laptop icon no longer shows as it did previously.


Any suggestions on what is wrong and how to fix the problem greatly appreciated!

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16 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

If all computers on your network are using Windows 7 you need to use a Homegroup.

If you have computers with earlier versions of Windows on your network, all the computers need to be in a Workgroup.

Networking home computers running different versions of Windows
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