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Networking 2 Windows XP machines

emk459
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I have two windows XP PC's at home connected to the internet thro a router. I am able to ping Machine A with Machine B but not vice versa.

I would like to be able to have file sharing and printer sharing on the PC's so that I can access files and also share the printer between the 2 PC's .

Right now I am able to ping Machine A with Machine B but not vice versa. PLease help. The Internet connection is fine.
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It's probably a firewa.... oh, someone said that. ;)

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you have got to be joking... I guess great minds think alike.  Just greater minds are quicker.
I have seen close posts on time but not being so close to saying the exact same thing.
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it goes to show, the mighty lrmoore can type a line of text faster than i can execute 3 mouse clicks?

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Wow.. looks like I was late to this party..  

emk459..  glad to see you took my advice and joined the Community..  Told you that you would get excellent support from these experts..  :)

Not much I can add here, but will be watching..

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