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help needed

  1. #1


    john Guest

    help needed

    i have set up my new laptop up and it is running vista home i can not get it
    to read any of my computers on my works wireless network and none of them can
    see the laptop how ever i can get it to connect to the internet thru the
    wirless network what have i done wrong and how can i fix this problem
    from john


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  2. #2


    Tim Guest

    Re: help needed

    Make sure you have enabled network discovery and file sharing (Control
    Panel - Network and Sharing Center)

    Tim

    "john" <john@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:C22FEE9F-78EF-4A68-A46F-BF1875610AAF@microsoft.com...
    >i have set up my new laptop up and it is running vista home i can not get
    >it
    > to read any of my computers on my works wireless network and none of them
    > can
    > see the laptop how ever i can get it to connect to the internet thru the
    > wirless network what have i done wrong and how can i fix this problem
    > from john
    >



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    john Guest

    Re: help needed

    i have tried all of that the network discovery is on file sharing is on the
    only thing that is off is the priter sharing as there is no printer attached
    my ip address is corect but i can not ping it from another pc on the network
    how ever i can ping any machine on the network from the laptop any other
    suggestions

    "Tim" wrote:

    > Make sure you have enabled network discovery and file sharing (Control
    > Panel - Network and Sharing Center)
    >
    > Tim
    >
    > "john" <john@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:C22FEE9F-78EF-4A68-A46F-BF1875610AAF@microsoft.com...
    > >i have set up my new laptop up and it is running vista home i can not get
    > >it
    > > to read any of my computers on my works wireless network and none of them
    > > can
    > > see the laptop how ever i can get it to connect to the internet thru the
    > > wirless network what have i done wrong and how can i fix this problem
    > > from john
    > >

    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Tim Guest

    Re: help needed

    Next, check Vista's firewall settings...it may be blocking network traffic
    to/from your other PCs. Are all PCs in the same workgroup?


    "john" <john@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:BC506135-A093-4CD9-90A7-A82DAB87160C@microsoft.com...
    >i have tried all of that the network discovery is on file sharing is on the
    > only thing that is off is the priter sharing as there is no printer
    > attached
    > my ip address is corect but i can not ping it from another pc on the
    > network
    > how ever i can ping any machine on the network from the laptop any other
    > suggestions
    >
    > "Tim" wrote:
    >
    >> Make sure you have enabled network discovery and file sharing (Control
    >> Panel - Network and Sharing Center)
    >>
    >> Tim
    >>
    >> "john" <john@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:C22FEE9F-78EF-4A68-A46F-BF1875610AAF@microsoft.com...
    >> >i have set up my new laptop up and it is running vista home i can not
    >> >get
    >> >it
    >> > to read any of my computers on my works wireless network and none of
    >> > them
    >> > can
    >> > see the laptop how ever i can get it to connect to the internet thru
    >> > the
    >> > wirless network what have i done wrong and how can i fix this problem
    >> > from john
    >> >

    >>



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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