I've just bought a Windows XP desktop (SP2 installed) and have attempted to add this pc into an existing home network which looks like this:
Windows ME desktop + connected printer
Hard wired to Netgear hub/wireless router
Sharing files/printer wirelessly with a Win98SE laptop
I have wired my XP machine to the router.
Then I used the wizard in XP to add it to my existing network. I had some success - here's what i have:
Windows XP can see and share with Win 98laptop (and vice versa)
When i View Work Group Computers in Win XP machine i can see all three computers in my network - but i cant connect to my WinME machine - says it's not accessible
In WinME machine i tried to Add Network Place by typing:
\\NewSony\SharedDocs (this is the Computer Name for my new XP machine and a folder that shares successfully with the Win98 laptop)
but it says something like "The network place could not be added because the network name cannot be found."
So i figure the XP machine can see the ME machine - so i guess there is some kind of working connection there - but how can i get the ME machine to see and allow access to and from the XP machine