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Windows 7: Network problem has me puzzled

16 Nov 2011   #1
Cherepes

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
Network problem has me puzzled

I'm running Windows 7 Pro on my PC and gf runs Windows 7 home on her laptop. Did not have any problems for the past year until recently. I have an external shared drive (e) attached to the PC. Both of us had users on each others computer and both as administrators. Add 2 regular users on the laptop, still no problems. About a month ago, the laptop couldn't see the e-drive under her user. I remapped it under my user, then switched to hers and it was removed from both. Tried deleting and reestablishing both network and homegroup with no success.


If that wasn't bad enough, we took the laptop with us on a trip and the e-drive. I couldn't see it connected under my user but could see it under hers. I have no idea what to try next.




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17 Nov 2011   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Check your antivirus solutions on each PC... many now include a firewall. Shut any firewalls off, a recent upgrade of Norton stopped all my files shares from working until I stopped the firewall from starting!
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