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Windows 7: network problem

11 Apr 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
network problem

Hi guys & Gals

I've got a windows 7 network problem, I've got 2 desktop pcs & 2 laptops all running windows 7 ultimate, my problem is I can't seem to access all pcs/laptops form all..

the main desktop can access all networked pcs/laptops,
but nothing can access the main desktop pc.
I get a message come up that says

"network error" "windows cannot access \\desktop name\d" (d: being a hdd)

"you do not have permission to access \\Desktop name\d. contact your network administrator to request access.

I am the administrator,
I have no passwords set up on the main pc, I have a network password, which I have entered, but still get the same message come up. & this happens from all the other pcs.

the only thing I can access is the shared docs folder.

I am running norton 2010, I have looked through all the settings, but can't find anything

please help as the main desktop has the printers, & things connected to it...

thanks phill

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2010   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Do you have your network set up as a HOMEGROUP or as a Business type WORKGROUP ? All computers setup with the same WORKGROUP name !

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