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I have internet connectivity but no access to local area network.  I can't map drives or install network printers.  This is a Windows XP computer.  Other Windows XP computers on Lan work ok.  Any ideas?
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by:prashsax
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Check your IP address and other machines IP address.

They should be in same subnet.

How are you accessing internet.

What does your network like. Do you have a DSL router and a switch to share your internet.

Do you have DHCP server setup on router or you use static IPs.
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by:Mark Skrodzki
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Hi rbjohnson2551,

Verify that your NetBIOS is enabled.

Cheers!

Mark
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by:Jay_Jay70
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have you joined the machines to the same workgroup?

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/p2pintro.mspx
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by:cfitech
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Very possible it is a DNS issue. Can you map a drive using the IP address instead of the computer name. i.e. net use f: \\192.168.1.102\sharename.

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by:rbjohnson2551
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All computers on the LAN get ip addresses automatically from the server and they are all on the same subnet.
I access the the internet via Comcast through a modem/firewall and a switch.
I have verified that NetBios is enabled.
All computers on the LAN are members of the same work group.
I tried to map a drive using the ip address instead of the computer name and I got the error message of incorrect function.

Thanks for all the tips
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by:Jay_Jay70
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can you ping each other, no firewalls blocking pings? disable windows firewall
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by:rbjohnson2551
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The network interface card is a Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E and in the device manager under properties, advanced, Speed & Duplex was set to "Auto-Sensing".  I changed it to 100mbps Full Duplex and now it works.

To everyone who commented, thanks for your help.
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