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Windows 7: Windows 7 Can't Share Files By Computer Name

08 Mar 2010   #21

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brady View Post
THIS IS NOT A FIX -- just a workaround.
Anyone else have any ideas?

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08 Mar 2010   #22

W7 Ultimate 64bit W7 Premium 64bit W7 Premium 32bit WXP Home 32bit

Thought I'd check in here. Looks like we still have a problem.

I think I may know what the problem is. In your ipconfig /all I see the W7 PC shows as Node Type........ Peer to Peer and the WXP box shows as Node Type.....Unknown.

This may be the issue. the Node Type determines how NetBIOS resolves names to addresses.

"Ipconfig /All" Command Shows the Node Type as Unknown

You cannot view other workgroup computers on the network on a Windows XP-based computer

This applies to the Win XP box.
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