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New Router Causes Vista/XP Network Issues

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I have a home network with a Laptop running Vista Home Premium and a Desktop running XP SP2. The network was up and running using a router just fine but wasn't without its problems. Anyway, I just upgraded the router to wireless and now, the computers can't "see" each other. Both can connect to the internet and they can use the network printers but no file sharing. I can't ping either one, either. Any ideas? Thanks for your help!
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Thanks for the quick response, I actually uninstalled norton and restarted. Its working again. Must have been that, I hate norton, getting something else.
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Thanks for the points!
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Same from me!  

And I really don't understand why Symantec keeps getting such high marks from magazines like Pc Magazine;  I've seen complaints about their security suites hundreds of times at Experts-Exchange...  Glad you got it solved...
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I have to agree with LeeTutor.  Except with the corporate version of Symantec Antivirus.  I have noticed that product is far more superior than the consumer Norton Antivirus.  I use Nod32 on my Vista box at home and AVG on my XP Boxes at home.  At work, it is all Symantec antivirus corporate edition.

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