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Windows 7 to XP File sharing.


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How do I set that up.
I want to set up My new computer running windows seven to my old computer running XP.
So I can retrive all my old files.
Can someone walk me thru this.


And also how do you do that with Vista.
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First do this to your Vista machine

How to get Vista to network with XP

Click Start, and then click Network. (Or you can click Start, type ncpa.cpl into the search box, and press ENTER).
2. Click on the Network and Sharing Center, and then click Manage Network Connections.
3. Right click on the Local Area Connection or the connection you are using.
4. Select the Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
5. Click the Advanced button under the General tab.
6. Click the WINS tab.
7. Click the Enable NetBIOS Over TCP/IP button.
8. Click Ok.
In Vista network discovery and file sharing must be turned on (in NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.
Right click the files that you wish to share and select the sharing tab.
Put a check in the box next to share this file/folder

Do not share your whole hard drive.
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how about for windows seven?
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