I have 2 PCs connected to a wired Linksys router. PC1 is Xp home and PC2 is 2000Pro. PC2 is connected but does not have a monitor
I want to be able to access resources on PC2 from PC1. I am able to connect to the internet from either PC and can ping each PC from the other. The PCs can see each other and I can see PC2 from My network places. I have enabled file and print sharing on PC1. Both PCs are a member of the default workgroup MSHOME. If I click on PC2 from PC1 in the My network places I cannot access anything from PC2.
Now I can access resources on PC2 from PC1 if I use the UNC name (\\pcname\c$) but that is after I share PC2's Hard drive.
I guess my question is, have I done this the correct way? Should I have to enter by browser and input the UNC name in order to access those resources on PC2? or is there an easier way of doing this other than connecting the PCs with a crossover cable?
Edited by Mayor_McCheese, 02 March 2006 - 01:34 PM.