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Windows 7: Everyone is on the same workgroup, but no communication??

16 Jun 2010   #1
zapp22

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 
Everyone is on the same workgroup, but no communication??

Win7 32 bit on one machine, win7 64 bit on another, Winxp pro on two others. everyone has the same workgroup NAME.
but devices marked for 'sharing' on the Win7 pc's are not visible to the XP machines.
How to solve??

thx


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16 Jun 2010   #2
Binarywolf

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

What do you mean by devices? Can you elaborate?
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16 Jun 2010   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapp22 View Post
Win7 32 bit on one machine, win7 64 bit on another, Winxp pro on two others. everyone has the same workgroup NAME.
but devices marked for 'sharing' on the Win7 pc's are not visible to the XP machines.
How to solve??

thx
Have you added "Everyone" to the permissions list on the Win 7 machines for which ever folders you need to share?

You may need to disable simple file sharing on the XP machines also.

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