try these command from the Vista:
1. net view \\win2000ipaddtess.
2. net view \\win2000hostname
Do you receive any system errors?
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net
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"Ibrahim" <Ibrahim@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi, I have a little workgroup. I have a printer server running 2000 Pro, 5
> PCs running XP, and 2 Laptops running Vista.
> I can print and access the files in the 2000 Pro server from any XP PC.
> both Laptops running vista I can see all the computers in the workgroup, I
> can also see the files and use the printer of any PC running XP. The
> is between Vista and 2000 Pro. I can access files in the Vista Laptops
> the 2000 Pro Server, but I can not see any shared folder or use any
> in the 2000 Pro Server from the Vista Laptops. Each time I try to connect
> the 2000 Pro Server from the Vista laptops I get a logon dialog box; I
> defined in the 2000 Pro server the same users I have in the Vista laptops
> did't do so for the XP PCs and they work just fine) and no matter what
> user I
> use to logon (I try to use also the 2000 Pro administrator user) I always
> a "Logon Unsucessful" error.
> The vista and 2000 Pro has the NetBUI on TCP/IP enabled.
> What can I do??