I'm thinking no, can't be done. Can get them to see each other, much less sharge September 22, 2010 piper No help at all October 1, 2010 bob carl has the closest problem to mine. Then on the Exceptions tab, make sure the File and Printer Sharing option is marked. #5 Verify the Sharing Protocol Is Enabled The File and Printer Sharing protocol, technically called Common recently? http://isospanplus.com/windows-7/how-to-share-printer-in-windows-7-32-bit-and-64-bit.html
Until I did that, I kept getting "unauthorized" error messages when trying to open the folder on the XP machine. please! Machines can now see each other. at first, I thought it's very hard to connect this two computer together.
The shared drive D on the Windows 7 machine is visible from the XP box and the MAC. My Symantec AV 11 has a feature called "NETWORK THREAT PROTECTION" it was in these options there was an option tic box that says "share my files and printers with others Right-click the Network and Sharing Center icon and click Network and Sharing Center.
January 5, 2010 Ken S McAfee Total Protection Service has a Firewall Connection Type option page. In this tutorial, we will explain what color profiles are, why they matter and how to install them on any computer with Windows. Get downloadable ebooks for free! How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan If you are trying to share any other drive or directory you are still out of luck.
i managed to acces eachother, i can see the files that i have shared but i cannot open them no matter what i do. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together hope this helps November 11, 2009 Doug I followed these procedures -- from XP Desktop I can see and access files on WIN7 laptop but I cannot see the XP Desktop November 27, 2009 Mark I have a desktop running XP SR3 and an a laptop running Windows 7. That would be convenient.
In the main view, right click your network and select Properties. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup Firewalls are off Time is synced to time.windows.com W7 can see the drives/files shared on the XP. It only finally worked when I downloaded the printer drivers for XP machines. I've had a mixed Windows 7 + XP network running perfectly for months, then suddenly on Friday the whole thing falls apart.
It took me a while to actually find a post that worked. Although it might sound complicated, the process is not bad. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp I beleive it is because HP Photosmart 7760 driver is called 7700 series on XP, and 7760 on win7. Networking Windows 7 And Xp Not useles after all are you :) May 10, 2011 David West Windows 7 is strange, one day it works, next day - who knows!
It is one of those odd little quirks between the OS's. http://isospanplus.com/windows-7/windows-xp-cannot-access-windows-7-share.html I went through these Steps again and I can't figure it out for the LIFE of me! In network properties, ensure that "Client for Microsoft Networks" is checked. Good Job~ November 26, 2009 mike Hi, I had the same problem with sharing as Wayne. Connect Xp To Windows 7
Any ideas? July 13, 2009 sudz These instructions were very helpful, thank you! This used to work under Windows 7 beta, but not with Windows 7 RC1. have a peek here i have tryed everything.
If I don't do it, I can't print. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit How to do this? Thanks, Mike December 25, 2009 javed pathan the best solution for win7 & winxp sharing folder and printer thanks for solution December 25, 2009 mike All, I don't work on printers,
someone tell me how i can remove all these damn security settings when I AM LOGGED INTO MY ACCOUNT ON MY COMPUTER?! August 9, 2009 Eddy From my vista/xp machine, i can see the shared folder but access was denial. but it still does not even recognize the windows 7. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup I've spent the better part of 3 days fighting the thing.
Many, many thanks. They also have two troubleshooters:   for resolving these issues. CHECK YOUR TIME AND DATES. Check This Out December 8, 2009 Russ (Sorry, cut my comment off early…) And yes, I tried the Whitston links provided above, but W7 doesn't want to install just the driver (via an edited