laptop won't recognise printer on wireless network

  santa2 19:47 21 Aug 06

i have a small wireless g network setup tower and laptop, i have set everything to shared and everythings working on the tower. the laptop is setup and is enabled online but i can't see the tower network in My Network Places, and when i tried searching for shared printer on the tower from the laptop i can't see it.
Can anyone help?

  Strawballs 19:48 21 Aug 06

What O/S are you running on both machines

  santa2 19:51 21 Aug 06

windows xp pro on the tower and xp home on laptop.

  FelixTCat 22:17 21 Aug 06


What do you mean by "everythings working on the tower"? Does that mean that the tower can see all the shares on the laptop?

Can the laptop see any of the shares on the tower?

Have you set the firewalls on both pcs to allow the network IP addresses?



  santa2 19:33 22 Aug 06


Sorry for posting late. just want to say thanks, it was the IP address on the tower wasn't correct and things are running smooth.

thanks again

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