Problems networking Vista pc to XP machine

  Joe R 16:19 03 Jul 07

Hi all.

For the last couple of years I have run a network between my own P.C. and my daughters through a cat crossover cable, with both running XP, to share my internet connection. (cable modem)

Today I have just installed a fresh copy of Vista home premium on my main P.C. and have struggled to set up the same network.

All settings are basically the same as they were before, and I have Zone alarm firewall and Avg anti-virus, installed on both machines.

Can anyone who has set up a similar type of network, give any hints or workarounds.?

  anskyber 16:27 03 Jul 07

My network was OK from the day I upgraded to Vista which is no great help to you(!) This MS site (select Networking from the tabs on the left) is useful and may help. click here

  Joe R 17:50 03 Jul 07


Thanks for the reply, I have just this minute got it up and running, through trial and error.

I had already been on the msoft site and printed out all I thought I would need.

Once again thanks for the reply.

Regards Joe.

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