Well, my problem is just as frustrating! Before I upgraded with Microsoft's Sp-2 OS upgrade had a perfectly good communicating network here in my office between my four machines. After the Sp-2 installation destroyed my intranet connectivity I tried to rolled back with an uninstall of the upgrade but to no avail. My OBS 2, Linux SUSE v9.1 is the only connection that successfully works with all of the other systems. Each system has its own proprietary IP and my connection to the Internet is ADSL. When I click on My Network Places I can see all of my shared drives on OBS2 and when I go to View The Workgroup I see all of my respective systems displayed. When I double-click on any one of the workstations that I'm not on physically I get an error code stating that the computer that I clicked on is not accessible or may not have permission to use the network resource. I checked all my wiring and physical connections twice over and I'm sure it's together because both in the Windows GUI and from console I can ping each computer from all other ones in the workgroup. I have checked and rechecked that all of my firewalls are off both for software and hardware. I am at a complete loss as to how to fix the problem! Would you be so kind as to shed some light in this direction towards a solution? And can you please instruct me on what I'm doing wrong to post my replies in the forum. Thank you...
| |-----OBS1 / WinXP Pro
Internet ----+ +---- OBS2 / Linux SUSE v9.1
| |---- OBS3 / WinXP Pro (SP1)
|___|>>>>>>> OBSLAPTOP / WinXP Pro
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