I live in a student building, that has a large user network (which we use to access the internet), on which we also have a fileserver. When i connect my computer directly to the network I can (auto)discover the local fileserver (using vista) via the network dialog.
However, I now have a router between my computer and the main network, and now I can no longer find the fileserver (because I am now on a sub-network). Someone suggested I use the ip-address of the fileserver to contact it, and I have tried to do so with the help of SO-user Silviu.
But this has not been succesful. Which is why I am asking the question here, as I think this question might be more at home here as it's more about home computing than network administration (correct me if I'm wrong).
So my question is: does anyone know how I can reach the fileserver on the network of which my router is a part (and therefore my computer indirectly as well)?