Network Problem - Cant access other computers
Posted on 2006-06-10
I have a home network with 2 laptops and a desktop connected via a wireless access point.
Laptop 1: 192.168.0.100 - workgroup
Laptop 2: 192.168.0.101 - workgroup
Desktop: 192.168.0.103 - workgroup
Wireless Access Point: 192.168.0.2
Broadband Router: 192.168.0.1
The set up is as follows:
Laptop 1 and Laptop 2 are connected wirelessly to the access point. The desktop is wired into the access point and so is the router. All computers share a common workgroup called 'workgroup' and have the same subnets, etc. All the computers have set IP adresses. DHCP is not used as it does not function properly.
The problem is that when trying to 'view workgroup computers' in explorer or view network places (XP), the computer cannot access the workgroup or cannot see any other computers on the network. Each computer however is able to access the internet through the access point without any troubles.
I am stumbled as to what the problem is.. Please help!