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Need Help with Lacie Ethernet Disk and Vista

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LaCie Ethernet Disk and Vista access issue. Can't access to the Lacie Drive via Vista.Log in works only with XP.when used the same login info with Vista,it doens't let u log in to the shared drive on the Lacie Ethernet Disk.
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If you're running a third party firewall on Vista, or using the built in firewall, it may be blocking communication with the ethernet disk if you haven't defined a LAN segment or range of IP addresses where all traffic is allowed.   You also need to make sure the VIsta PC is in the same workgroup as the XP PC and the LACie drive, or the LaCie drive will not accept the credentials as coming from a different workgroup.
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it is in the same workgroup and same IP range. and i have disabled the Windows and 3rd party firewalls. Sill no luck.
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