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Windows 7: Can't see NAS or XP machines on Network (64 bit RC)

22 Jun 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate, Signature Edition 64bit

After much swearing and troubleshooting I have had very limited success. Both XP machines can see eachother on the local network and access shared content.
The netbook XP can navigate (through local address) to the Win7 machine and access it's shared content, but it can not see the Win7 machine on the network. The Win7 machine sees neither of the XP machines on the network but can navigate to each of them by name and access shared content.
And finally, the XP media center machine (which I have connected to my living room TV) cannot see or access any of the shared data on my Win7 machine.

The problem is that my 2TB drive with all my media is on my Win7 machine. So in order to watch something on the TV I have to go into my office and push it onto the media center PC. That is totally unacceptable.

Also, I still have no access to my router's web page. Access through the netbook and media center is fine but not the Win7 machine.

Has anyone had trouble connecting (over network) a 64 bit Win7 machine with an older copy of XP (MCE)??
Maybe I just need to reset my user account privileges.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jun 2009   #12

windows 7rc x64

Tried disabling ipv6 made no difference stiil losing or not getting any connection from windows 7 to xp. xp to windows 7 seems fine. By the way don't use third party firewall.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Can't see NAS or XP machines on Network (64 bit RC)

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