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Accessing Another Computer

Posted on 2006-06-27
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I have 2 computers, the host running XP Pro and the other running XP Home. I'm trying to set it up so that I can access files on both computers. The 2nd computer accesses the internet thru a wireless connection. I've spent hours running the wizards but nothing works. Guess I need step by step instructions.
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Take a look at this article from microsoft.  See the references area for the rest of the parts.  This should give you complete instructions.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=813936

Hope this helps.  Post if you still have issues...
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http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/p2pintro.mspx

also have a look at this from Fatal_Exception, hopefully he will post so the credit can go to him
http://65.24.134.81/KipSolutions/P2PNetworks/TroubleshootingP2P.htm
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Make sure File and Printer Sharing is enabled on both computers. Set up a network share on both pc then map a network drive to the shared folders.
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