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Windows 7: networking to older computer..

02 Nov 2009   #11
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

What is the wireless adaptor make and model in your system?

If it's a laptop the make and model should be enough

If there is not a wireless adaptor shown in the device manager we have to correct that and all the other issues should then solve themselves :)


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02 Nov 2009   #12
moosetracker

Windows 7
 
 

Got It.. Got It.. Got It.. spent about an hour with friend who moved on phone.. He has magicjack so didn't cost..

router was fine.

What the problem was was that the network on windows 7 is called NETWORK and the XP network is called MSHOME, so we changed MSHOME to be called NETWORK..

Then there was a bunch of sharing permission on W7 and then when we came back to laptop and opened My Network place and waited.. the folders just showed up..

YES.. YES.. YES..

On to tackle the next problem. Which I am sure I will figure out what that is when I go to install the next piece of software.
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02 Nov 2009   #13
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

The basic network checks were the next tests to be done on my list - honest

It's so often the simplest of things that trip up on a remote forum based help - the sort of thing that with a system in front of you you check without actually being concious of it.

Glad to see you are up and running and hopefully the future of your Windows 7 experience will be trouble free
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