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Windows 7: Windows 7 networking shouldnt be this difficult??

20 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows 7 networking shouldnt be this difficult??

Or should it be?
It should be setting up a workgroup.
Then enabling sharing on the folder(s)
Then do the same on the other machines
And there its done! Why the heck, doesnt it work???
(might as well set up a domain to share files???)

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21 Aug 2013   #2

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Have you checked the Network and Sharing Center > Advanced sharing settings on each computer:
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Check the highlighted items:
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 Windows 7 networking shouldnt be this difficult??

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