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Windows 7: Network Windows 7 to 2 Windows XP machines

28 Dec 2009   #31
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I believe you are doing it correctly yes. I don't think you have enabled firewalls, or stopped any services and i assume everything is green. Let see if anyone else can assist.


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28 Dec 2009   #32
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

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28 Dec 2009   #33
ccatlett1984

 

why are you setting up remote desktop, that has nothing to do with the sharing issue.
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29 Dec 2009   #34
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Ok well if you can ping machines from the other you can connect to each to share files. You just need to create the shares.

Try RDP to each machine.

Start> type in mstsc to bring up the RD session and put in the IP of a machine. Then Enter to connect.

Once you are asked to put in userid/password. Put in the id that you would when you log onto the destination machine.
I did remarked that if he can ping the machine, that's enough to create chares and share files.
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