Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: new PC is not showing XP machines in network places


25 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
new PC is not showing XP machines in network places

Hello,

I know this seems like a common problem that can be solved by a 5 minute google search, but it's not!

First I will describe my setup here, then the problem. If I miss anything please let me know.

We have a network with several computers, 2 running Windows XP SP3, 2 with Windows 7 and the new one that's making trouble, also Windows 7.

Nothing has been changed with the cables, routers etc, only one new computer.
Every other computer can see all the others, meaning all XP machines see the Windows 7, the ones running Windows 7 see the two XP machines. But the new PC can only see the other Windows 7 PCs and not the ones running XP.
So it cannot be the LLTD (Link-Layer Topology Discovery) problem. But just to be sure I installed the hotfix from microsoft, still doesn't work.

I can access the other computers by typing in their names or IP addresses in the address bar (\\computer1), but they don't show up in the network places. This wouldn't be a big problem, but I have a software that requires this feature to be installed. :/

I hope somebody has an idea.
Thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 new PC is not showing XP machines in network places




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: new PC is not showing XP machines in network places
Thread Forum
XP can't see Windows 7 in network places Network & Sharing
Solved Printer Shared but not showing in my network places Network & Sharing
Small vacuum to fit into all those tight places in our machines? Chillout Room
Folder Images Showing Up In Random Places General Discussion
Solved My Network Places in Win 7 Network & Sharing
win xp cannot see win 7 on network places Network & Sharing
Hotfix for XP machines not showing up in W7 Network Map Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:20 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33