Uys Scholtz wrote:
> Andre I found that if you make the default gateway of the vista laptop the
> ip address of the Xp pc it works. And in the network and sharing control
> panel make sure where it says unidentified network click cistomize and
> select private netowrk.
Two devices on the network cannot have the same IP address. Furthermore, the
OP has a router which acts as the gateway. There would be no point in
making another computer the gateway. This would only impede Internet
connectivity and do nothing to solve the sharing issue.
Yes, the OP should make the Local Area Network private.
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