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Windows 7: Win 7 drops sharing with Xp pc's Randomly

24 May 2010   #1

Win 7 drops sharing with Xp pc's Randomly

Hi Guys

I'm in desperate need for a quick fix here. We recently updated one of our servers to a win 7 Os, used to run xp. So we have 5 pc's running programs from this server, of whom 2pc's are still on xp and the other 3 on win 7.

The problem now is that the shared files will randomly become unavailable throughout the day, and the only way to get all the people working again is to restart the Server pc. The network loctions will still appear but accessing it is the problem.

I can't see why its only the xp machines having this problem.

Can anyone please help with a fix for this. The only thing i have not tried yet is to format the two xp machines.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2010   #2


File Sharing - Between XP and W7 (and vice versa)
maybe this can help for tutorial.
did you use security permission on it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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