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Wireless networking help [resolved]


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Here's my situation:

I already have my wireless network set up and it works great. I have three computers. One is a desktop PC running Windows 2000. Another is a desktop computer running Windows XP SP2. The last is a laptop running Windows XP SP2. All I need help with is setting up the computers to see each other. I'm not sure how to go about this and if someone could help me that would be great.
Thanks in advance
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Hope this is suitable

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;814004
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Actually it didn't help because for some reason Linksys software disables the Windows Netorking Utility so it connects through its own software somehow. Don't know how to explain it exactly, but I can't figure out how to make the compters see each other.
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First of all on all the Sp2 computers open the windows firewall, and enable "File and Printer Sharing". Next step go to Control Panel, System, and click the Computer Name tab. Now click the "Change" button. Make sure that Workgroup is selected and all the computers have the "Exact Same Thing" typed there. Doesn't matter what you name the workgroup, as long as they all are members of the same workgroup. Let me know when you have finished that.

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Thanks man. That worked. I really appreciate it. All of the computers can see each other now and I can print from any computer to either of my printers. Thanks again.
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You're very welcome, nice work :tazz: Glad we could help.

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