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Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,562
Posted By eriktous
Doesn't really matter on which machine you do it....

Doesn't really matter on which machine you do it. Try it, open file explorer and type \\computer_name as the address, with computer_name being the name of the PC you're currently on. It gives you an...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,562
Posted By eriktous
No, it doesn't. \\computer_name shows you an...

No, it doesn't. \\computer_name shows you an overview of all shared folders on that machine. Just as the OP explained what he expects to see. I don't know why it's not working for him, though. Must...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By eriktous
A HomeGroup is only for sharing between Windows 7...

A HomeGroup is only for sharing between Windows 7 machines.

If you want to connect with an XP machine you have to make sure that both are in the same Workgroup.
To check the Workgroup on a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,330
Posted By eriktous
Have you seen this...

Have you seen this (https://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/7527-networking-printer-attached-win-xp-pc-win-7-a.html) thread? It solved my, and many other's, problems.
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 137,106
Posted By eriktous
In your first post you say you tried to create...

In your first post you say you tried to create the port with the name \\HP-dv7\HP5550 (file:///), while in your second post you mention the printer was known as "hp deskjet 5550 series (HPA)".
Is it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Dec 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 137,106
Posted By eriktous
Can you elaborate a bit? At what step do you...

Can you elaborate a bit?
At what step do you encounter problems, and what exactly happens? Do you get an error message?
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 43
Views: 137,106
Posted By eriktous
Excellent guide, thank you. I registered for...

Excellent guide, thank you.
I registered for this site just to say thanks here. I would have never found this out on my own.
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