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Verizon DSL workgroup communication error

I have a home network comprised of the following...
Verizon DSL access through Westell router.
Workstation 1 (running XP Pro) OS is connected directly to Westell router via ethernet cable
Laptop (running XP Pro) connects to Westell router via 802.11g wireless
Workstation 2 (running XP Home) connects to Westell router via 802.11g wireless

All 3 units are a member of the myhome.westell.com workgroup that was setup on the Westell router, but when you ping from any of them the command fails.

On workstation 1 all 3 machines are visible when in view workgroup computers.

Looking for suggestion on how to resolve connectivity issue so that user can share resources, i.e. printers, faxes.

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Gyrus
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Gyrus
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x_X_x_X_xCommented:
Do you have a firewall?
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GyrusAuthor Commented:
We have just the windows firewall running on the computer that is connected directly to the Westell router via ethernet
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Craig_200XCommented:
make sure your tcpip configuration on all machines are configured like these web tutorials, also make sure there is a share created on all machines.

http://www.makeitsimple.com/how-to/simple.htm

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_august13.mspx


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GyrusAuthor Commented:
Craig_200X, I will let you know shortly if this resolved my connectivity issue.

Thanks
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