You need download LLTD from the MS. This post may help.
Info: Vista can't see XP on ...After installing the LLTD Responder component
on the XP machine, one vista pc could see the shared folders on the xp
machine and the xp machine could see ... http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums...opic.php?t=236
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"robbani" <robbani@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> What is LLTD??? I too cannot see from xbox to my laptop thinking it was my
> router firewall could it be that ,I am pretty sure I ran all updates for
> but LLTD I'm not sure ???
> "acastruc" wrote:
>> After doing a bit more searching I figured out what the problem was - I
>> needed to install the LLTD upgrade on the XP box and it is working now.
>> "acastruc" wrote:
>> > I recently bought a laptop running Vista. My desktop is running XP.
>> > Both are
>> > connected to the internet ok, through a linksys wireless router (well
>> > XP uses
>> > cable, laptop uses wireless). I enabled file/printer sharing on the xp
>> > and
>> > laptop and shared a folder on each. On the XP box I can see the vista
>> > laptop
>> > machine and access the shared folder no problem using a user name +
>> > password.
>> > However on the vista laptop I am unable to see the xp machine or view
>> > it's
>> > shared folder.
>> > Firewalls are turned off + workgroup names are the same.
>> > I checked the router, it assigns IPs:
>> > XP machine: x.x.x.101
>> > Vista laptop: x.x.x.102
>> > From XP I can ping x.102. From Vista if I try and ping the XP box I get
>> > the
>> > "connection timed out".
>> > Any help would be most appreciated.