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Still need help: Network Vista w/ XP

Red½
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hello, i still cannot network my new vista cpu with my other xp computer in my house. on Network Connection on vista the "View Map" it sees both computers but its not hooking them up, can anyone please help me. I even dled a new LLTD on the XP, and network discovery is on the vista. My XP has internet but cant seem the network to wrok, anyone have some ideas please?
Apr 18 '07
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oldbamaguy
7 New Member
hello, i still cannot network my new vista cpu with my other xp computer in my house. on Network Connection on vista the "View Map" it sees both computers but its not hooking them up, can anyone please help me. I even dled a new LLTD on the XP, and network discovery is on the vista. My XP has internet but cant seem the network to wrok, anyone have some ideas please?
My Problem sounds identical. Name of network and computer names match,
I have internet on both, map shows both of my network computers,
but when I click on the XP entry I get Invalid Host Name. TYVM!!
Mar 31 '08 #21
oldbamaguy
7 New Member
My problem turned out to be the Norton Firewall.
I'm running Norton 360.
NVM nailed it.
Norton firewall off works.
Norton firewall on invalid host name.
As we say around here in LA (that's Lower Alabama)
"You Done Good!!"
Mar 31 '08 #22
oldbamaguy
7 New Member
I'm running Norton 360 which is a bit different.
I had to create a general rule in the exceptions file
and put it on top of the list to allow the other computer
access through the Norton Firewall.
Everything seems to be working now!!!
TYVM!!
Mar 31 '08 #23

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