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Connect an XP laptop to a 2000network

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I am a beginner Geek :tazz:
I am trying to connect my daughters XP lap top to my 2000 computer.
Previously we had a 98 desktop connected.
Her computer needs to be wireless connected for work network and cable connected for home
Pls Help
Bob in oz
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welcome to GTG!
you can run the network wizard which is located in my network places, that should take you through the steps of configuring a home network.

If the laptop works on two different networks with different methods of access then that would get more complicated as you will have to create two hardware profiles for each location.

The easiest way to network both of your machines is to connect via IP addresses or computer name which can be obtained from the computer tab of the properties of my computer (right click menu).

Then Start -> Run and type \\machine_name\shared_folder_name <enter>

by replacing machine_name with the name of the machine you want to connect to and shared_folder_name with the name of the folder you want to browse taking into account that the folder is shared and you have enough security rights to access it.
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