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I went back and reinstated those services and rebooted and VIOLA! Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Should I Keep My Tech's Serial Numbers Private? This drives me crazy. http://visu3d.com/windows-7/solved-file-sharing-from-windows-xp-to-windows-7.html

This is a very handy tutorial on home networking between different operating systems. We need instructions for exactly how to tell Win7 how to share a folder. I copied your answer to windows7forums.com. In my case my xp machines would always map out okay.

How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp

I've visited all the pages you have. January 4, 2010 Gen I have a new Windows 7 and 2 other machines running XP SP3 home - FINALLY!!!!! I couldn't install the MFC from its original CD on my Win 7, since there are no suitable drivers, so my other machines (XP) are connected to the MFC on the Also the printer works fine on the win 7 machine any suggestions August 6, 2009 thippesh iam sharing the printer & some file but not access for this problem is network

January 6, 2010 Pat I followed it step by step and it didn't work. To find the shared folders and devices double click on the Windows 7 machine icon under Network.  Here you can see the printer connected to my Windows 7 machine is shared Regedit 2. Connect Xp To Windows 7 My god!

Well I know about them but probably many do not. by Bradclarke81 / November 22, 2009 5:04 PM PST In reply to: i gues no one is reading hte posts. when the tutorial says now you can see the folders in My network places and you can't. 1. You must make a folder on the hard drive and then share that.

My ancient HP and Lexmark laser's were in the updated lists But this is a good start. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan This will pop a dialog asking for the port name - enter "\\Windows 7 Machine Name\Printer Name On Windows 7" where you put your info into the fields. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. This should help you get started with sharing your files and other devices with your Windows 7 machine.  When I first started I was able to see the printer on XP

  1. An old bug that somehow was reintroduce into Windows 10, maybe?
  2. Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can read and write files in public folders.
  3. Only other thing I can see is Network Infrastructure Linksys WRT54GL.
  4. I followed you instructions carefully and got all computers in the same workgroup name and can see the Windows 7 machine from the XP machines, but still can't see the XP
  5. Then it worked, finally !
  6. i had the same issues till i found i was jumping ahead of myself and over confident.
  7. Now when the XP PC attempts to connect through port 139 on Win10.
  8. On the XP, the Win 10, or BOTH?

Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together

These are all happily visible between the 2 windows 7 machines. http://searchenterprisedesktop.techtarget.com/answer/How-to-resolve-Windows-file-sharing-problems anybody can help i have to pc win xp and win7 both are guoup same i can access win xp from win7 but from xp i cant access win7 shared files How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp thanks again. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share May 21, 2009 docpaul Excellent!

The Win 7 machine in network can't see the XP machine but can in full map but can't accesss files on XP machine. this contact form Edit - Also made a test using a network mapped drive pointing to the share, but no luck. 0 Pimiento OP Brenlee Oct 18, 2012 at 2:06 UTC I sure it is a setting somewhere, but why is this so difficult. I have 2 windows 7 machines with shared folders and (on one machine) a printer. Networking Windows 7 And Xp

Why can't it find the PC with 7?? I don't see any such information on the Win 7 machine though. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - sorry by jimmymes / December 5, 2009 11:59 PM PST In reply to: ? have a peek here The installation of shared printers automatically stops when you can't give it a valid .inf (and I don't know what will be valid?!).

thank you July 10, 2009 Sudz Great tutorial, however I cannot seem to get Windows 7 to install the x86 printer drivers for Windows XP (this is for a Canon i850). How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit one thing did work on one of my xp laptops. I can see a lot of small businesses telling Microsoft to shove Windows 7 until this is fixed.

November 4, 2009 patrick Worked great I have one problem though on the xp machine i have to put in my win7 login to get it to work.

Is there anyway to use the printer with Windows 7, I am told there are no drivers available for Windows 7. In the next window choose "Work network" that will switch you from a homegroup to a workgroup so your two computers can talk to each other. Configure SMB use of Netbios | Network | Smallvoid.com thanks a lot finally connected my computers since i upgraded to windows 10 and i am still using my older computers and Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup Please try the request again.

Change it to the 40 or 56 bit encryption and your XP machine should show up. It scans through the files in that folder then finishes. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Solution for Tara. http://visu3d.com/windows-7/solved-file-sharing-with-w7-xp-pro.html I'll copy your solution to add "EVERYONE" here: I went back to the folder, right click properties >> select Sharing Tab >> select [Share …] button >> select ‘Everyone’ from drop

But it can't see the new desktop at all. I only have My Web Sites on MSN. Report subz3r0- Jun 14, 2010 01:21PM still not working for me I set up all setting in my win 7 but nothing, could you tell us the settings for The XP My solution: stop sharing the DRIVE and only share FOLDERS.

This is all just a big mess, at least for the HP deskjet 5550 series and HP's latest drivers, etc. Hope it helps others who want to share between Windows 10 and Windows XP.