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Windows 7: Windows 7 (desktop) does not recognize laptop (windows xp)

25 Apr 2012   #11
Angus McLean

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Below is for DESKTOP (WINDOWS 7)

Code:
 
Users\Angus>cd C:/
:\>ipconfig/all
indows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Angus-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
ireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 74-DE-2B-E5-5C-1F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
ireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Dual Stream 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 74-DE-2B-E5-5C-1E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::4959:b97d:9fb0:b991%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:16:57 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, April 26, 2012 7:53:49 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 259317291
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-17-0D-DF-24-E8-40-F2-5F-B0-E3
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 75.75.75.75
75.75.76.76
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
thernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : E8-40-F2-5F-B0-E3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
unnel adapter isatap.hsd1.md.comcast.net.:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
unnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9:

FOR HP LAPTOP

Code:
 
ipconfig/all
indows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HPLAPTOP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
thernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-36-B4-0C-BA
thernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.md.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-73-02-B5-D4
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.102
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 75.75.75.75
75.75.76.76
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:14:58 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, April 26, 2012 9:14:58 AM
:\>



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26 Apr 2012   #12
vaidas3

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)
 
 

can you run windows network setup wizard on xp laptop?

in my network places on left side network tasks
click setup a home or small office network.
complete the wizard selecting options that is appropriate.

sometimes it helps on windows xp pc.
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26 Apr 2012   #13
Angus McLean

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

You got it: immediately none of the settings were appropriate on the windows XP laptop! BRILLIANT! Now for the first time when in the desktop in can click on the laptop and see all the laptop files. I can also see the PRINTER (Brother HL 1440), which is connected to the LAPTOP by USB cable. There is no printer installed on the Windows 7 DESKTOP. The printer works on the laptop fine, but cannot be accessed on the DESKTOP running on Windows 7 so I cannot print a document resident on the DESKTop from the DEsktop. Now I know that there is a update from Windows (for Windows 7) that included a driver to be installed for the Brother 1440 HL printer. I am thinking this driver should be installed on the Windows 7 desktop. yes? Now if yes what directory should the driver be installed in. Usually you download a driver and then execute it, but where should the downloaded driver be located?.

I am thinking that this driver when installed will allow me to access and print from the DESKTOP via \\LAPTOP. yES?

Any comments,

Angus
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26 Apr 2012   #14
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Just install the printer driver on your Windows 7 computer as you would any other.

It should then be located in a folder (probably named Brother in your case) under All Programs in the Start menu.

If the printer still isn't recognised go to Start>Devices & Printers>Add A Printer and follow the wizard's instructions.
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26 Apr 2012   #15
Angus McLean

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I have just noticed that although I can now see all LAPTOP folders (XP) from the DESKTOP (WINDOWS 7) that I do not have permissions to access the folders from the DEKTOP. So I am wondering how I can grant permissions. Should I be working in XP (Laptop) or Windows 7 Desktop? The files I want to access reside on the XP laptop. So this is one primary confusion I have.

Angus


Angus
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26 Apr 2012   #16
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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26 Apr 2012   #17
Angus McLean

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

yes thanks; the permissions needed to have "EVERYONE" added withpout the inverted commas. Now I must install the updated driver for the printer connected to the laptop (XP). It prints fine on the laptop (xp), but I wonder if I can pull upo a fileon the DESKTOP print with this printer. I need to find out the proer procedure for installi ng drivers.

Angus
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Apr 2012   #18
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

If you have a driver CD for your printer, just insert it in your Windows 7 optical drive and install the driver from there.

If you don't have a driver disc you can always download the correct driver from your printer manufacturer's website.
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