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We have two computers networked together in a workgroup called grogans.  Both computers can attach to the internet.  Computer A and B are both seeing each other when I goto network places.  Computer A can get things from computer B, but computer B cannot get things from computer A.  I checked the folder and it is set to shared.  Computer A is winxp home and computer B is winxp Prof.  Computer A can load 192.168.1.1 quickly, but Computer B takes a long time to load 192.168.1.1.  

What is going on?
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have you tried to switch off the firewall on computer A?
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by:ThomasBallardIT
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firewalls are off and no nortons or any of that.
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try to set up new account on both computers.
please use the same username and the same password on both of pcs
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It maybe having some dns issues.

type in CMD at the run line and hit enter
type in IPCONFIG /FLUSH DNS
then type in IPCONFIG /REGISTERDNS
Reboot and try again
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Also, try creating a new share on A.

lastly try to access via
start-run
\\ip-addr\sharename

I hope this helps !
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