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Windows 7: Network not accessible, network address invalid

11 Dec 2011   #11
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Tried leaving the homegroup and rejoining, tried leaving the homegroup and creating a new one. But still problem persist.


EDIT: Just now made a windows 7 credential on Computer D with Computer A's information (username/password) so far it's working! Will see how long this last though...Haven't restarted computers yet.


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13 Dec 2011   #12
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Please reboot and let us know if that did it!
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13 Dec 2011   #13
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I rebooted once already and it was still working, had the laptop off for a couple days now and will turn it on and check again. Reason: Because that's what happened last time after a reformat. It worked just fine and then after a couple days of not using it all of the sudden it didn't work. Will post back (edit this post) in a few minutes if it worked...

EDIT: Yay it still works! Oldly it wasn't working until I created a credential for it...which I didn't have to do before. But at least now I don't feel like I have to do any extra steps or created un-needed user accounts in order to access my shared files!

I also hope that if anyone else is having this problem with networking and multiple computers that this will help them.

I did it all from the windows 7 machine. I basically had to leave the homegroup on computer D and leave the homegroup on computer C because they were both windows 7 PCs. I then recreated a new homegroup on computer D and added the Credentials for computer A then had computer C join the new homegroup. Computer B (Windows XP) was never a problem (I miss XP!!!)

NOW!!! Santa is dropping (or dropped) a brand new windows 7 computer down the chimney for my kids. It will be wired in and take the place of computer B....Wish me luck!
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15 Dec 2011   #14
Summerbear5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Going to mark this topic as solved then and if I have any additional problems I'll start a new thread but I think we are all fixed.

Yay I solved my own problem!
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