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Windows 7: LAN giving problems?

25 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit 6.1.7600 build 7600
LAN giving problems?

Hi all,

I recently installed a plug and play Ethernet adapter into my pc which is Win7. I am trying to LAN with a windows XP pc (which previously worked with my onboard adapter).

When I view the status of the Local area connection, it shows that there are packets being sent and received to and from both pcs. But I CANNOT see the win XP pc in my network as I am not on the existing network with it?

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26 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 pro 64bit. (SP1)

what you mean you can not see?
can you ping the other pc?
is firewall configured and network detection and file sharing on?
if you type "\\[computername]" (or ip) does it work?
does they have good ip configuration?
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