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xp - vista connectivity 9 years 6 months ago #30902

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I know this issue has been disscused but cant find the trend now.

in my small LAN I have a vi sta laptop that can t ping xp clients but wont allow them to ping him.

password protection is off
file sharing is on
firewall disabled
thesame workgroup

what else can i do

Re: xp - vista connectivity 9 years 6 months ago #30925

Option One: Downgrade It to Windows XP :D! just kidding... or maybe not!

If I am right, the password protection feature is for file sharing, it would disable asking remote users for username and password.

windows firewall is off! do you have Internet Security solution from other vendors? like panda, kaspersky, McAfee or some other? these could also disable incoming ping echo packets. so please check if there is other vendor Internet Security, and enable fiel and print sharing in it, hope you don't have Norton Symantec, do you?

double check your workgroup name a slight different with mistyping could lead to such problem.

Try such settings in Vista Network and Sharing Center:

Network Discovery: on
Network set to: Private
File Sharing: on
Public Folder Sharing: on
Password Protected: off

if nothing works Option one is still accessible;-)

good luck

Re: xp - vista connectivity 9 years 2 months ago #32682


I am trying to setup a network connection between my Laptop with Windows Vista and Desktop which has Windows XP. The network card used in the Laptop is Inte(R)PRO/1000 PL and the desktop contains Realtek newtwork card.
It's Possible ! Please i want to help you all this guys.
please Help Me !!!!
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