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Windows 7: After turning the router off and on, no network connection

25 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 ultimate X32
After turning the router off and on, no network connection

I have two win7, two win xp (4 in total) connected as file sharing network.
1. When I turn the router off and then on, the win xp computers see all the rest, but win7 computers see no one, they still have the internet ability.
2. If I turn on the win7 computers first: the 1st sees nobody, the second sees the first but not the consecutive computers. No home group.
what is wrong here?

thanks ahead,

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25 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

This link should help you get your network set up properly for sharing between your XP machines and the Windows 7 machines. After going through this procedure if you are still having problems there are a couple more things we can do with the security permissions to get it working. :)

Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP - How-To Geek
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25 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 ultimate X32

Thanks for the reply. I did all that before. It works fine as long as no interruption at the router or when turning off/on the win7 computer. I am going tomorrow away, and be back on tuesday.
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25 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

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 After turning the router off and on, no network connection

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