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Windows 7: [HELP] Connect Win 7 Ultm - XP Pro SP3 Using LAN Cable

08 Dec 2009   #1

Win 7 ultimate
 
 
[HELP] Connect Win 7 Ultm - XP Pro SP3 Using LAN Cable

Greetings to all..

I'm a new member here. And also this my second day running my PC on win 7 ultimate. Not yet activated.

This last few hours i've got a lot of dizzy trying to connecting my old laptop with win xp into my PC win 7. And surprisingly win 7 use a new 'method' on sharing files with another computers.

Usually when i connect my 2 win xp pc, all i need to do is just setting up the IP addres for both pc and then plug up the LAN cable. Done, the xp connect themselves.

I did this one on my win 7. But it doesn't works perfectly. Both my pc and laptop were connected. i can see them on my windows explore network menu. But i can't browse the containing folder that shared on xp pc. And also on my win 7 pc.

Basicly, both my pc looks like already connected, BUT I CAN'T browse the shared folders that manually i set up to be share.

Plese help me how to connect win xp and win 7 ultimate properly.

Thank you.
Big regards.

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08 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Hi Raditz and welcome,

Did you add EVERYONE to permissions in Windows 7 shared folders?

Did you enable network sharing in the advanced Sharing Settings?

Here is an image. I'm not on my 7 Machine.
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09 Dec 2009   #3

Win 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zardoc View Post
Hi Raditz and welcome,

Did you add EVERYONE to permissions in Windows 7 shared folders?

Did you enable network sharing in the advanced Sharing Settings?

Here is an image. I'm not on my 7 Machine.
Yes, I did add EVERYONE to permissions in Windows 7 shared folders.
Yes, I did enable network sharing in the advanced Sharing Settings.

Now my win 7 PC can browse (read and write) the folder of XP that I shared. But my XP can't browse the shared folder on win 7.

Does anybody can resolve this?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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09 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Do you have password enabled activated?

Try to disactivate.
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10 Dec 2009   #5

Win 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zardoc View Post
Do you have password enabled activated?

Try to disactivate.
Well.. maybe that was the problem
Just like the one i found here : Offline files between XP Pro and Windows 7

I'm a little busy this day
I'll check it soon.

Thank you.
Big regards.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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