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computerdude1985

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Well my friend came over yesterday and helped me setup the networking. It's not wireless. Both of the computers are practically next to each other. The computer that my family uses can access files on my computer, but the new computer I got cannot access any files from the family computer, and I would very much like to access the files on that computer. I just wanted to know how I can fix the problem so I can get all my files from the old computer, and view them on my new computer. When I go to My Network Places, it doesn't show any network connection from the old computer. All I see is the drives on my computer, and this other icon that says WRT54G. My friend told me something about mapping the networks or something, but I'm not such a computer wiz like she is. I was hoping someone could walk me through it here and help me out. I would greatly appreciate it thank you!

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I'd also like to network my printer to the other computer.

Edited by computerdude1985, 09 March 2007 - 03:32 PM.

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You need to ensure that file sharing is turned on on them both and then ensure that the directories that you want access to are shared out.
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You need to ensure that file sharing is turned on on them both and then ensure that the directories that you want access to are shared out.


Okay, this sounds really easy. But how exactly do I do this. I'm sorry, but I'm not advanced in this area. A step by step would be fantastic. Thanks so much for your help!
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Here is a link that has excellent guides and tutorials on networking: http://www.homenethelp.com/
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