Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: I need help with File Sharing on NOT networked PC's (XP - W7)

31 Jan 2014   #11
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MetalMan228 View Post
The reason they gave was differing addresses: for example win7-

C:\Users\robert macmichael\Downloads

This is supposed to be different than XP and the XP machine would not recognize it. I cannot find a XP address for comparison but i thought they cannot directly interchange. I
Your user profile folder on Seven:
C:\Users\Your_Username

Your user profile folder on XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\Your_Username


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
31 Jan 2014   #12
MetalMan228

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Great Kari, thats what i was thinking.

Now, do i need to change that on my thumb before copying it to the XP computer, or can I just copy directly as strollin was saying?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 I need help with File Sharing on NOT networked PC's (XP - W7)




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Filesharing a networked drive visible on the file system with no OS
After a failed clone job I have an HD with some content showing but want to access the content normally available to my homenet. Can this HD with the OS that completely fails and cannot be repaired without a disk wipe (I tried a few things and that was in a different thread which ended)? How...
Network & Sharing
Networked File stored in local cache whereas it doesnt exist anymore.
Hi all, Let me explain you my problem : I am a programmer (but it is not the problem :p), i've a program (created in autoit) used by about a hundred users on Win 7 at my work. My users run my program from the network : \\myserver\share\program.exe Nothing in local. When i update my...
Network & Sharing
One-way file sharing problem between two networked computers
The Problem: I have a one-way problem on a home network where one desktop (A) easily shares files from its C-drive through the router with the other desktop (B), but not vice versa. In other words, it is easy to access and transfer files from desktop A to B, but not from B to A. Other facts:...
Network & Sharing
Starting a bat file on networked computer from local bat file question
Hello everyone, I have a bat file that is launched when a torrent finishes downloading on my laptop which launched robocopy to copy it to my server computer. I want to have the server run a few programs to extract the file and move it to the correct directory structure. I want to launch a...
Network & Sharing
File Sharing and Homegroup Sharing Problem
Hi, I have been going crazy trying to get my PC to share files with a couple of laptops. I am running Windows 7 64 Bit and the laptops are running Windows 7 64 bit and Windows XP. I have enabled file sharing but The Windows 7 Laptop keeps giving me an unknown error when trying to join a...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42.
Twitter Facebook Google+