File sharing over a wireless network ?

  waylander69 21:49 07 Aug 05
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Hi
Can anyone help me access files across a wireless network, the pda is linked to the network and can access the internet but I can't access the shared files on the network
anyone help ?
cheers
G :)

  Taff36 22:06 07 Aug 05

Describe the set up of the network a bit. How many PC`s and their operating systems. Which wireless router? (make and model) Who is your ISP and is it cable (NTL / Telewest Blueyonder) or ADSL (BT Line). I know nothing about PDA`s so how does that get onto the internet through the network?

  waylander69 23:55 07 Aug 05

Hi
Router is a netgear dg834g 802.11 g & b , 1 pc hard wired 1 pc wireless, 1 pda wireless connection.
ISP setting directly into router, pda access's internet no problems.
all tower pc's running win 2000 ( 2 off )
pda running win 2003 modile
ping'd pda from router and from 1 pc no probs
just haven't figured out how to do file and printer sharing via the pda !!
cheers
G :)

  petescully 19:44 08 Aug 05

The basics of ms file/print sharing are - you need ms file/print sharing services running on both applicable devices. So you need 'MS file/print sharing services' on your PDA Win2003-Mobile.

My PDA is an older one, MS Pocket PC. It has network drivers, but no software for file/print sharing. Microsoft often supply additional downloads for their pda software. Check their download site for file and print sharing on w2003 mobile.

As far as my limited knowledge goes, the only way of me transferring files from my pda is via activesync. - also consider looking for networkable activesync.

Sorry I can't be of more help. Good luck.

  Taff36 23:34 08 Aug 05

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