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by R. or Donate to help keep the site up! If you have a newer router, some of them automatically enable their own firewalls! My Pentium Dual Core was running very slowly after I changed my anti-virus software from McAfee to Norton. his comment is here

XP pro hard-wired to a router, XP Pro wireless desktop and Vista Home Premium laptop. Still not quite sure why it "forgot" them after a routine Windows update although I could ping them via their IP addresses, etc. But It no longer appears in anyones network list. I soon discovered WET has bugs.

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I checked the workgroup name, and its ok, i also followed the guide at the helpdeskgeek.com that was provided, but it didnt solve the issue. Please help. Report Stuart- Aug 12, 2010 01:51PM Excellent worked, 6 on laptop, Windows Explorer opens faster as a bonus summer 2010 Report Sean- Aug 27, 2010 12:18PM Works! - Hopefully. . . I wouldn't use Vista ever - at work when we buy any Pcs or Laptops we insist on a roll-back disk to set up as Windows XP Pro - suggest you

I realise I haven't been complete in my description of the problem:Normally when you try to to browse a workgroup in the network, at the very least you can see the Helpful +11 Report Sevenslade Oct 10, 2009 06:26PM Thanks to all who replied on here. The vista sort of sees the xp, but cannot connect to it yet even though file sharing is turned on the xp and the vista. Workgroup Is Not Accessible Windows Xp Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Blogs Gallery Album Gallery Picture Gallery SG Main Advanced Search Forum Broadband

I disabled all firewalls and tried connecting and still had no luck. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 7, 2009 4:48 AM PDT In reply to: Workgroup is not accessible. Issue with closing system on... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. Copyright © 1999-2016, Speed Guide, Inc.

Report babznme- Mar 29, 2009 05:23PM Just me with an update, see my thread below for the answer. Unable To Access Shared Folder My advice is to get a print server. I am an IT Technical Support Technician and oversee the 14 printers that we have connected at work. the 2003 server is.

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Add a computer incrementally to help isolate the problem to specific machines. two printers on win2000 machine, linksys router. Not Able To Access Shared Folder In Windows 7 Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Subscribe to Our Newsletter Featured Posts5 Ways to Make Sure No One is Monitoring Your ComputerHDG Explains - Swapfile.sys, Hiberfil.sys and Windows Cannot Access Shared Drive ping other computers ok file&printer sharing on.

By default, Windows does not allow the File and Printer Sharing service access through the firewall, so you have to manually allow access. http://webinweb.net/access-shared/windows-xp-unable-to-access-workgroup.html Hope this helps got me unstuck! Running through your checklist, I discovered "Client for Microsoft Networks" was no longer checked. My patience is getting thin on the accounts issue.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Accounts by Recoloniser / June 7, 2009 12:20 AM PDT In reply to: So Can't Access Shared Folder Windows 10

thank you for any help you can give See more Can't see all computers on XP home network Winxp my network places not showing win7 computer Network group not showing other SIGN UP FOR DAILY EMAIL NEWSLETTERCONNECT WITH US About Help Desk GeekWelcome to Help Desk Geek- a blog full of help desk tips for IT Professionals. Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable weblink When you go to My Network Places on XP, is it blank or empty?

Then I clicked Internet and Network and finally on Inbound Events. Windows Cannot Access Shared Folder Windows 10 But when I click on the workgroup in Windows Explorer, there is nothing except an error that says: Bushytail is not accessible. Which firewall(s) are on your systems?

Open ports on your router Another source of headaches could be the firewall on your router.

Helpful +0 Report panterab Jul 1, 2009 11:49AM I have a home network. Chris Pat says: 8 years ago After a virus attack I guess, my firewall was disabled and grayed out that I could not change the settings.My local area network was working I'm going to keep my fingers crossed and hope it lasts.Thanx for the advice, hope I haven't bored you too much. Workgroup Is Not Accessible. You Might Not Have Permission To Use This Network Resource This is also a stumbling block for many new networkers as it can be the cause of the browse issue.

Sadly, these instructions did not work. So to be clear, it's not just that I cannot access from another pc in the network, I cannot get access to the workgroup from the main pc in the house.The PLEHRER says: 8 years ago I have followed all instructions in your very clearn note. check over here It is always helpful to see what people try and what works for people in various circumstances.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Networking & Wireless forum 24 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions above too, anytime you change the Workgroup name you must re-boot that computer for the changed Workgroup name to apply. I have re-installed Windows XP Pro five times of the past week without seeing any changes. I've tried everything I can think of to fix this problem short of sacrificing a virgin and other esoteric troubleshooting techniques.