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My Network Places won't show network


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Mark W

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I just bought a new Windows XP Tablet Edition PC (Toshiba Protege M400) and the problem I'm having is with the networking. I have a local network of 3 desktops which are wired and as well a laptop that is wireless. Both of these work fine. I can map to network drives, go to my network places to browse the network, etc. on all of these without any problems.
The problem I'm having with my new computer is I can go under search computer to find another computer on the network and map to those drives. The problem is if I go to my network places it wont' find anything else on the network and when I try to add printers of course it won't find them since they are on the network. Any idea what is causing this problem? Everything on my network is using Windows XP.
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did you run the network setup wizard on the new computer?
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yes, i did
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Are you sure you have shared folders on your desktop(s) that you should be able to see from your laptop?
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That would make sense but these folders all show up under My Network Places on all the other computers on my network and like I mentioned I can even use the XP feature of search computers and find the other computers and then click on them to see the folders on them.
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