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Windows 7: Win 7 unable to connect of win xp through router

15 Oct 2012   #1
spicymanster

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Win 7 unable to connect of win xp through router

Hi everybody i had created a work group of five to six computer through a wirless and wired router provided by the isp but the problem is when ever i try to connect my windows 7 pc to win xp pc it say enter network password which i have tried ..............what was mentioned in every forum but the result is same ...............any had tried it and got a better idea please help is needed .....................other wise i am able to connect to win 7 from win xp by wireless and wired also


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15 Oct 2012   #2
Parman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

How are you trying to connect to your windows XP PC? Network shares or Remote desktop?
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15 Oct 2012   #3
Richjt

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

I am having a similar problem trying to connect to my XP PC from my windows 7 PC. I have 3 PCs connected thru the router and have been trying to get them to network together. I have followed the directions on setting up the win 7 for working with XP and even checked the box to turn OFF passwords and checked the let user accounts and pasaswords to connect to other computers. I don't have any passwords on any of my computers. The win7 will connect to one of the XP PCs even when the workgroups don't match, but the other XP PC asks for user name and password to connect, whether it is in the same work group or not. What is going on???

I solved my own issue: I had taken this XP PC off the network previously. Restarted the network and its ok now. Thanks anyway!
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