network wizard won't add shortcut

  chippy+ 09:30 24 Nov 08
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hi can anyone help i have 4 pcs connected to a home network when i add a new network place in each of the pcs 1 of them adds a shortcut for the other 3 to desktop but the other 3 can't add a shorcut of that particular pc. when i try to thanks Chippy

  mgmcc 10:55 24 Nov 08

Right click a blank area of the desktop, select "New" then "Shortcut". For "The Location of Item", type in the path to the networked computer in the form:

\\computer_name

or

\\computer_name\shared_folder

Does that work?

  chippy+ 18:59 24 Nov 08

hi mgmcc
i have managed to get a shortcut ok but when i open it the my documents share i get a printers and faxes icon which is not in the shared folder of the pc it is coming from i cannot delete it and when i go over to the pc it belongs to there is no printers and faxes in it. itis only when it arrives at the other pc iam sure this is the trouble but i cant get rid of the icon thanks Chippy

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