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MeBoMoBo

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I have a Belkin wireless router with a Windows XP Home desktop and a Windows XP Home laptop. The desktop is wired to the router and the laptop is wireless. I have my network connected to a broadband ISP. I am able to connect to the internet with both computers.

My problem is with file sharing.

Both PCs are on the same workgroup. My desktop has file sharing on a folder in the root directory.

From my laptop I can see the desktop through the view workgroup computers options under my network places.
However, I can not see any folders under the desktop.

When I try to map a new drive, I can drill down to the workgroup, but I can not see the desktop.

I have a firewall on the router and on both PCs. I am using the same login name and password as an administrator on both PCs.

Is the firewall stopping me somehow?

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. I am banging my head on the wall at this point.
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