I cannot get my home pc's to connect

  Bodice 17:18 31 Mar 05


I have set both pc's up and they are both on the internet but i cannot get file sharing to work and i cannot see the other pc on the main im so frustrated with it as im not really sure of what the hell im doing..
although i was before i began.

Both pc's are running xp and i am using a wireless router and i have telewest broadband.
Pleas someone help me.

  Strawballs 00:15 01 Apr 05

Do you wish to share certain files or the entire C drive

  Bodice 00:45 01 Apr 05

Im just interested in sharing files and folders that are in the sahred folders only

  selfbuild 20:37 01 Apr 05

Which Windows XP service pack have you got installed?

  Bodice 20:39 02 Apr 05

service pack2

  Bodice 20:40 02 Apr 05

service pack2

  LastChip 22:46 02 Apr 05

and then make sure you have at least one file or drive set to "shared" on each PC.

Now see if you can see the other machine.

Note. SP2 by default turns the XP firewall ON.

Keep all firewalls turned OFF until you have resolved this problem. If you're using third party firewalls such as Zone Alarm, turn those off too.

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