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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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how do i share files between windows computers on a local network?

We are trying to set up a home network where all computers can see shared files on all other computers. So far we've got two computers connected via a wireless router/modem, connected via ethernet ...
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Accessing network share freezes computer

I have two computers, one Windows Vista SP2 that hosts a network share folder, and a Windows XP SP3 netbook that access this share. When I try to access the share on the XP computer, Explorer (and ...
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Change Scope of File and Printer sharing firewall exception in Windows Vista

Windows XP was easy in this regard, go to properties and change scope of "File and Printer Sharing" in Windows Firewall and just change the scope easily but in Vista I have to Windows Firewall with ...
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“is not accessible you might not have permission” message when accessing a password protected share folder

I'm sharing a password protected folder from my Windows 7, but the other computer which is using Windows Vista is unable to access this folder. This Vista can access my other non password protected ...
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Why can't we turn off firewall And file sharing?

I was under the impression that turning off file sharing "makes it more secure". Especially when I like to have my firewall switched off, turning off file sharing becomes more important to me. But ...
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“file sharing” vs “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks”

What's the difference between "file sharing" (first image) and "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" (second image) ? Initially I thought they were the same thing - just a different ...
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Files showing green in Windows Explorer (Vista/W7), can't copy over network

I have a folder shared and I copied it to another computer just fine, but two individual files say I don't have permission to copy them. And the filename is in green in Windows explorer on both the ...
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Sharing between Vista and Windows 7

Vista Ultimate 32 bit Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit I've read through similar questions about sharing between Win7 and Vista, but none of them have resolved my issue of not being able to share between ...
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Vista Passwordless Printer Sharing

Is it possible to share files over lan with password protection turned on for file sharing but at the same time have the printer not prompt for password? The OS is Vista.
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How to share movies inside the home network without password?

This is the situation: We have a broadband connection which is shared by 6 people who have different os'es and laptops. But now we are planning to share movies among 6 people... How to achieve ...
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Filesharing mac 10.6 with windows vista

Ive followed all the tutorials on the net to no avail. I can see my vista pc in finder on the mac but when I click on it tries to connect but fails. The same is true from vista, it can see the mac ...
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Enable File sharing in Windows Vista

There seems to be a problem in my Windows Vista.. In the network and sharing centre only the network discovery is visible. I cant find a option for file sharing as mentions in other websites. There is ...
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Can't authenticate for Windows file sharing

I'm trying to access a default administrative share \\host\n$ hosted on a Vista Ultimate machine from a Windows 7 box (though my XP machine has the same problem). I'm prompted for a username and ...
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Sharing files between Vista and a Wubi Ubuntu installation

Is it possible? If yes, how?
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How can I connect to a Mac OS X machine from a Windows Vista machine as an existing user with proper sharing permission?

Now my Vista machine can see all shared folders in my Mac OS X (Leopard) machine but it seems like I can only log in as a generic user without proper rights to modify or delete files as I can in OS X ...
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How do I get rid of the VMware “Unidentified Networks” in Windows Vista and 7?

After installing VMware in Windows Vista or 7, there are two public networks that can't be identified, but upon further inspection are virtual networks created by VMware. The problem is when you're on ...