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I have 5 computers networked together in my home and after installing Windows XP on the computer, it will not let other computers on the network to access this computer. I can access all other computers from this computer but not the other way around.

I am somewhat new to networking but I am computer literate. I have tried several things, but all failed.

I also developed this problem at my work when we have 2 computers networked together and they both had windows 2000 pro installed and worked perfect. After installing windows XP Pro on one of them, I can no longer access the computer that I installed XP on but can still access the 2000 computer from the XP machine.
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xp pro SP2 comes with a built in firewall...you have to allow file sharing through the firewall for it to work...
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or you could simply turn the firewall off, if you have any other firewalls running not the windows one you have to allow file sharing on them aswell

Edited by daniel_c, 26 June 2006 - 10:28 PM.

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