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purplemonkey

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:help:I have about 3 networking cables now and tried for hours on end. I'm trying to network 2 hard drives together. both windows XP. So far i've had no luck at all. :tazz:
The 2 hard dives just aren't detecting each other.


Is there anybody out there that can help me.?.
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yoshihiro

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Please note, the networking cables are connected and the networking wizard has been set up on BOTH pc's.

However the local network connection has a hazard sign over it and states there is a problem.
When you click on repair, the problem is not corrected.
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I am confused, are you purplemonkey or yoshihiro? Anyways, if you are connecting 2 pc's together you need to use a "crossover" cable, it is the same as a network cable, but the wires are in a different order at one end. Also both pc's need to be a part of the same workgroup and you need the same account created on both pc's.

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Purplemonkey and yoshihiro are family. they are both thrying to sort the problem out.
And so far, no luck. :tazz:
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if you are connecting 2 pc's together you need to use a "crossover" cable, it is the same as a network cable, but the wires are in a different order at one end. Also both pc's need to be a part of the same workgroup and you need the same account created on both pc's.


Did you make sure to do this?

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