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Windows 7: Windows 8 computers can't see Windows 7 computer on network

07 Jun 2013   #1
Xax

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RC1
 
 
Windows 8 computers can't see Windows 7 computer on network

I'll be goddamned if Microsoft still hasn't got their shit together with getting network sharing to work without having to bend over backwards.

I have a Windows 7 computer that can't be seen on the network by either of 2 computers running Windows 8. Network discovery is on on all 3 computers. All 3 computers can connect via HomeGroup. I've tried accessing the Windows 7 computer via \\computer_name as well as \\computer_ip. The C: drive on the Windows 7 computer is shared and Full/Read/Write access is enabled for "Everyone." All 3 computers are in the "WORKGROUP" Workgroup.

Any suggestions?


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07 Jun 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Xax see if this will help

Connecting between two machines - Simple File Sharing

You may also want to remove the Password in sharing on all PCs . Windows 7 & 8
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