ISSUES SETING UP WIRELSS NETWORKING WITH 2 LAPTOPS

I have linksys wireless router and 2 laptops, one acer and other toshiba. created a new wireless network called home and put up a passkey. i also see both computers have unique ip addresses. yet no computer can access the other as in files. why is that so?  i turned the firewall off and still no help.

Its urgent considering that I hate wires all over my house.Thye would rather trap me instead of a a rat or 2
perfect_tranquilityAsked:
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scottdorseyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Can the laptops ping each other for starters (start>run>type cmd>click ok. Type ping x.x.x.x = ip address)? You'll get 'reply' if it's working. Any other firewall software installed eg Zonealarm, Norton, McAffee etc? Have you shared the folders you want each system to have access to?

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PUNKYConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You should create your home network (enable file sharing, etc.). Run Home network wizard, share drive and folder.
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knightrider2k2Connect With a Mentor Commented:
and make sure you have same username password on both computers. It can work without this but then you have to configure ntfs permissions
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perfect_tranquilityAuthor Commented:
works fine,thanks brothers
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