Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? Report Mark on the Pacific- Apr 18, 2014 11:53AM Oops, I posted my reply above to the wrong answer. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - XP cannot find workgroup/network name (7 posts) You can do this by going to Control Panel, clicking on Windows Firewall and then clicking on the Exceptions tab.
The thing that worked was turning off all firewalls and virus software. It just seems like it "forgets" what i just had it do. I am running the network through a Netgear router. I'll try that after the Holidays JHobbs Report Ida- Oct 18, 2009 09:36PM Thank you so much for your information.
December 16th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Networking There are 59 comments, care to add yours? I like McAfee, but I can no longer install it through my DSL. You can also try disabling the firewall to test whether it’s the router that is causing the problem. We can access all the resources but we can not ping each other computer.
It is important to me to be able to use this network. network adaptors are what allows the computers to see each other. I have done all this step by step; however, I can not see my own PC (A) in my network places or the other PC (B). Workgroup Computers Not Showing In Windows 7 Thanks Helpful +0 Report vmtl Jan 29, 2009 02:30PM After insane amounts of headaches installing the Microsoft TCP/IP version 6 worked like a charm!
The 7 computer can see Vista fine, all files, printers. Solution remove XP SP3 >>> install XP SP2 and - it works - you can see printers PCs etc Report VistaUser- Apr 20, 2009 03:27AM Wow - good suggestion, let's all Turn off the firewall on both computers while doing this, it will just make it easier in the long run. Test each computer’s view of other computers on the network To complete Part 1 Troubleshooting confirm each computer can see other computers on the Microsoft Windows Network.
Then you will be able to see everything you want 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Check these settings by bottlenose22 · 10 years ago In reply to Can't see PC in Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows 7 B shows up in B's Network Places but A does not show up in either pc can you help? That is very important. To set it Right click Computer Browser, select Properties Set Startup Type to Automatic, hit OK.
there is a way you can repair it but when i attempted to do that it still failed Apr 24, 2008 #2 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Your cache administrator is webmaster. Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp Fortunately this was a much easier fix than the Outlook disaster. Workgroup Is Not Accessible. You Might Not Have Permission To Use This Network Resource netsh int ip reset reset.log Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog Reboot the machine.
Verify computer and workgroup names Click My Computer -> Properties. I really appreciate it. 12-26-2007, 05:40 PM #4 johnwill Microsoft MVP Join Date: Sep 2002 Location: S.E. Enjoy! Who came up with that sh*t?! Windows Cannot Access Network Share Windows 7
Vista has a different group policy than did XP. I am running xp sp3 on both machines, a laptop and a PC. I have computer network place and have one computer can not connect to other computer and have no show in the network place, when I connect to sophea-pc can not log The File and Printer sharing box for Microsoft Networks must be checked.
You must restart before changes take affect. 2. Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows 10 I didnt at first, but have since and it still has the same issues. I also am able to access the internet and hook up to the network printer (wireless) through the router.
Prior to the original problem occurring the network was problem free for over 1 year. I was able to install the LLTD protocol that each machine needed. Most of my systems are now Ubuntu Linux, but I have one XP system for "legacy" software (mainly PC games for the kids) and one Vista system for current compatibility (everything Computer Not Showing Up On Network Windows 7 Open ports on your router Another source of headaches could be the firewall on your router.
Restart the vista machine and you're done. I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Have you tried typing the address of the other PC in Windows Explorer? I cannot access the printer that is installed on the new pc from the network.
Near the bottom of the window, you should see the workgroup name which is probably "WORKGROUP" instead of "MSHOME". Create a file in notepad named NODETYPE.REG with the following contents: You should have 3 boxes on the bottom in NOTEPAD. 1)Filename : NODETYPE.REG 2)Save as type: all files 3)Encoding: ANSI Any other suggestions? No, create an account now.
It will act as a Wireless Access Point (extending range from the router), replace my wireless card on the Desktop (it'll be hard-wired to the print-server) and allow all of my Hope that helps! Report wicked- Apr 18, 2009 05:28AM you are a god - thanks so much for posting this answer. Expand My Network Places -> Entire Network -> Microsoft Windows Network (if you don’t see Entire Network, right click My Network Places, then Explore) See workgroups listed under Microsoft Windows Network
Restart the machine and see if its worked. Only one computer that I'm aware of has the problem. I tried your suggestion but still the same problem. Calder Munroe says: 5 years ago There is a Microsoft fix it tool to fix this issue Go to this website to run it.
Switch between Static and DHCP IP address Another way to try and solve this issue is to switch the computer over to a static IP address and then switch it back I have made a home network with xp as main, vista on wireless laptop and an older machine starting out with 98 and then upgraded to xp. Click OK and then OK again. How can I fix the Network so that it always shows the other computers?
In the command prompt, type in ping x.x.x.x or ping computername. The workgroups are the same. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Mine was a wired environment, but had the same problem as wireless, because one machine is XP the other is Vista.
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