XP Pro to Win2K ok but Win2K to XP, *not* ok


M

matt8500

Please help:

Both are in the same home network called 'mshome'
Both can ping each other
I can transfer files from WinXP but I can't see the XP machine from
Win2k
WinXP Pro firewall is off.
Other WinXP Pro boxes can connect and transfer files to the WinXP Pro.
The appropriate network shares are enabled.
I'm logged on as the same user in both boxes
Both have dhcp enabled.

On the W2k SP4 box, I've re-install tcpip but still no cigar.

Why can't I see or connect to the WinXP boxes from this W2k box?
Upgrading this particular box is not an option. Thanks in advance.
 
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F

f/fgeorge

Please help:

Both are in the same home network called 'mshome'
Both can ping each other
I can transfer files from WinXP but I can't see the XP machine from
Win2k
WinXP Pro firewall is off.
Other WinXP Pro boxes can connect and transfer files to the WinXP Pro.
The appropriate network shares are enabled.
I'm logged on as the same user in both boxes
Both have dhcp enabled.

On the W2k SP4 box, I've re-install tcpip but still no cigar.

Why can't I see or connect to the WinXP boxes from this W2k box?
Upgrading this particular box is not an option. Thanks in advance.

You are going from an older version to a newer one, it is not going to
be easy, BUT one way is to make EXACTLY the same user name account AND
password on each machine. You don't have to actually use the account,
it just needs to be created on each machine.
 
M

Meinolf Weber

Hello (e-mail address removed),

Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP on both machines
network properties>TCP/IP>advanced>WINS>enable netbios over TCP

Make sure on every machine is the same user account and password and they
are both in the same workgroup.

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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A

Andy

Please help:

Both are in the same home network called 'mshome'
Both can ping each other
I can transfer files from WinXP but I can't see the XP machine from
Win2k
WinXP Pro firewall is off.
Other WinXP Pro boxes can connect and transfer files to the WinXP Pro.
The appropriate network shares are enabled.
I'm logged on as the same user in both boxes
Both have dhcp enabled.

On the W2k SP4 box, I've re-install tcpip but still no cigar.

Why can't I see or connect to the WinXP boxes from this W2k box?
Upgrading this particular box is not an option. Thanks in advance.
On Windows XP computer:

Open My Computer.
To share a drive, right click on the drive icon and select properties.
Click on sharing tab.
Click on If you understand the risk but still want to share the root
of the drive, click here.
Click in box Share this folder on the network.
Optionally click in box Allow network users to chare my files.
Click on OK.

On Windows 2000:

Open My Network Places; open Computers Near Me.
or
Map network drive...
Folder \\name of XP computer\C or \\name of XP computer\drivelabel (C)
or use Browse
Finish.
 

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