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Windows 7: Looking for simple instructions for home network.

10 Jan 2010   #41
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
allright

i understand

are both machines able to access the internet at this point on the network ok


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10 Jan 2010   #42
neoknight037

Windows 7 x64 v6.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Now that you have deleted the bridging connection, can W7 ping XP (doesn't matter if it's a LAN pining a wireless), if both machines are on the same vlan (should be if you config them correctly) then they should be able to be pinged.
Here is a copy of that ping.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\User 7>ping 192.168.5.101

Pinging 192.168.1.101 with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 192.168.1.101:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\Users\User 7>
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10 Jan 2010   #43
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
internet

does either machine have internet access at all
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10 Jan 2010   #44
neoknight037

Windows 7 x64 v6.1
 
 

Yeah, they both are able to search the internet, no problem...
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10 Jan 2010   #45
neoknight037

Windows 7 x64 v6.1
 
 

Should I try a release and renew on the XP?
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10 Jan 2010   #46
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Network

I would turn off both computers and unplug the modem and router power cords then first plug power back into modem then back into the router then turn on 7 machine then xp machine and see what you get please follow that order
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10 Jan 2010   #47
neoknight037

Windows 7 x64 v6.1
 
 

I will try your guy's fixes tomorrow, I have to turn in for the night. THX...
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10 Jan 2010   #48
neoknight037

Windows 7 x64 v6.1
 
 

Someone has advised me that since Windows XP is a Home version that it is not a good system (OS) to or that is good for Networking to?
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10 Jan 2010   #49
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well its not the easiest to work with.. that's all but it still works.
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10 Jan 2010   #50
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

If all your PC's had Windows 7, homegroup would have been much easier.
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