Connecting Vista Home with XP home

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  1. navisangha

    navisangha New Member

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    Hi,

    I recently bought a Dell lappie which came with Vista Home premum SP1 , i m trying to coonect it with my home compaq PC Xp HOME fully updated... via Ethernet cable
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    I have set Ip addres 192.168.1.1 for Vista home and 192.168.1.2 for XP home...and subnet mast 255.255.255.0 for both I can ping both machines... even play multiplayer AOE II on them . Obviously can Ping each other..

    But i just cannot open using command \\192.168.1 or .2 ... An error occurs... can u ppl suggest some method how to enable this.. So that i can copy files from XP home to Vista Home.

    I can see both pc in Network map of Vista

    Note : i am using same workgroup : TEST for both pc


    plz help or i will tear my hairs off my head ......
     
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    rohit330 New Member

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    Hi friend,
    Please go through this and see it helps.. HERE
     
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    navisangha New Member

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    no help ... some more suggestions plz
     
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    Have you enabled file sharing and given folders on the pc sharing permission? If so, try entering \\192.168.1.1\share and see if you can access it... Sometimes I find that just entering host name does not give access but if you enter the share name also, access is provided...

    Arun
     
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