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Old 09-30-2007, 06:10 PM   #11
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To share things:
For folders:
Right-click on a folder.
Select Properties.
Click on the Sharing tab.
Check the Share this folder on the network check box.
The share name, which suddenly becomes available, is the name Bob will see when he opens Sam'* "shared goods."
Very nice!!

To save a touch of time, the above instructions can be used on drives as well (since you want to share
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pretty much everything between to two computers
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Thanks all. Gonna give this a try in just a few. Just got home.
John, I agree you have to blame the user, not the OS, I was just stating that I have heard of difficulties with Vista
In my case, I know the problem is I don't know what the h*ll I am doing.
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Didn't work
when I tired
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On 192.168.1.2
Click on Start, Run.
Type in \\192.168.1.3
You'll get Sam'* shared goods.

On 192.168.1.3
Click on Start, Run.
Type in \\192.168.1.2
You'll get Bob'* shared goods.
I got errors on both computers saying it couldn't find the other one.
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Shutdown your firewalls, both computers, and try again.

and you are using the IP addresses of your computers right?
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Yepppers. Unless they got typed in wrong. Will try again in just a sec.
Doesn't the router have a built in firewall????
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Yepppers. Unless they got typed in wrong. Will try again in just a sec.
Doesn't the router have a built in firewall????
NAT is considered a basic firewall so YES is the answer.
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Tried again. got the error
"The network path could not be found"
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Yepppers. Unless they got typed in wrong. Will try again in just a sec.
Doesn't the router have a built in firewall????
NAT is considered a basic firewall so YES is the answer.
Does that man I have to shut something down on that? If so, how?????
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On AIM with John right now. Wish me luck and him the patience to deal with my ignorance.
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You made sure the workgroup names on both computers were the same, right?
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