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XP can't see the network?


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magusbuckley

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Hello:

I am trying to set up two pc's on a home network. Both systems are connected to a Linksys router. Both machines use Windows XP and both are on the same workgroup. One machine uses a wireless connection and the other is wired to the router with CAT5. Right now, both machines have an internet connection.

The problem is that the wireless PC will not access the network. The wired PC is able to see my shared files and folders. When I go to "My Network Places", I can only see my own shared files and folders. In the left hand column, I clicked "View Workgroup Computers". At that moment, I get an error message stating that: "The workgroup is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have permission. The network path was not found."

Does anyone know why I am being denied this access?

Any and all information will be greatly appreciated.
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I am unable to ping his machine.
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