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Trouble with home office networking

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johnnyg123Flag for United States of America asked on
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Here's my situation

I have a desktop and a wireless laptop that I'm trying to network. (Both running windows xp pro)

I have my dsl modem plugged into the wan part of my wireless linksys router

I have the desktop plugged into port 1 of my router

My laptop has a wireless connection to the router.

I ran the Microsoft network wizard on both machines and gave both pc's the same workgroup name.

On both machines, I can see the workgroup name in network connections but I can't see the pc's within the network.

Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?


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