PC Review

Thread Tools Rate Thread

Re: File & Folder sharing between Win 7, Vista & XP

Jack [MVP-Networking]
Posts: n/a
      22nd Mar 2010
If the magic is gone in the future.
Win 7 when configured on peer-to-peer Network has three types of Sharing
Home Network = Works only between Win 7 computers. This type of
configuration makes it very easy to Entry Level Users to start Network
Work Network = Basically similar to the previous methods of sharing that let
you control what, how, and to whom folders would be shared with.
Public Sharing = Public Network (like Internet cafe) to reduce security
The Work Network is the one that most of us are going (and need) to use.
Win 7 Work Network's Sharing settings are in principle similar to Vista's
configuration (some menu in locations in Win 7 might be in different place,
and look a little different, but it should not be a problem for a compute to
So, maybe this can Help.
Make sure that the Software Firewall on each computer allows free local
traffic. If you use 3rd party Firewall On, Vista/XP Native Firewall should
be Off, and the active Firewall has to adjusted to your Network IP numbers
on what is some time called the Trusted Zone (consult your 3rd Party
Firewall instructions.
General example, http://www.ezlan.net/faq#trusted
Win -7
Win7 Work Network with a little visual help),
Vista File and Printer Sharing-
Windows XP File Sharing -
Printer Sharing XP -
Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista (Not need for XP-SP3) -
When finished with the setting of the system it is advisable to Reboot all
the hardware including Router and all computers involved.
Jack (MS, MVP-Networking).

"jetjock" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Please disregard previous post. I got a copy of Network Magic and it
> solved all my (network) problems!

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Printer and File Sharing with Win XP - Win 2000 - Win ME =?Utf-8?B?amVmcm8=?= Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking 0 25th Mar 2005 07:53 PM
Is there file sharing in dual boot instal between Win 2000 and Win =?Utf-8?B?QW5hbHlzZXI=?= Windows XP Setup 2 26th Oct 2004 05:31 PM
File sharing between win xp and win me systems on enet c ivory Windows XP Networking 0 16th Oct 2003 05:30 AM
file sharing issue between win xp pro & win 2k res18rw5 Microsoft Windows 2000 Windows Updates 0 17th Jul 2003 04:25 AM
File sharing issue between win xp pro & win 2k res18rw5 Windows XP Basics 0 17th Jul 2003 04:25 AM




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:18 PM.