XP client cant access Win2003 Server in same workgroup


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Bhavtosh

i have 2 machines with XP and win2003 and both have manual IP in same subnet;
i want to access window 2003 via IE and also shared folders and vice versa?

both cant ping each other; i tried editing the host file in XP to access
win2003 but still no luck; my firewall is on in both and if i need to check
something here then kindly tell the sections to check.

they are in same workgroup but still no luck;

pls help
 
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Bhavtosh said:
i have 2 machines with XP and win2003 and both have manual IP in same subnet;
Please refine this statement. Do both systems have static IP addresses?
i want to access window 2003 via IE and also shared folders and vice versa?

both can't ping each other; i tried editing the host file in XP to access
win2003 but still no luck;
If in the XP system this is the C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\HOSTS
file, please quote the exact entry here.
my firewall is on in both and if i need to check
something here then kindly tell the sections to check.

they are in same workgroup but still no luck;

pls help
The IP address of the other may have been mistakenly blocked in the
HOSTS file.
 

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