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Can't browse to my XP computer

Posted on 2008-10-16
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Hi All,

Embarassingly, I can't figure out why users cannot browse to my computer.  Running XP SP 2 on an AD Domain.  I just want to share some files and was testing out a link to \\1.1.1.1\share and I couldn't even get to it myself. (obviously, not a real IP)

Say my hostname is 123ME.  If I do a c:\net view I can see hundreds of machines in the domain, but not mine.

On another computer, on the same Windows network, same subnet, same login name and password - I cannot browse to my target computer.  

I've checked services - comptuer browser and server are both running.

Permissions on the shared folder is domain\users RWM.

If I type "net share" I see share name "shared" and resource "c:\shared."

Thanks
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Question by:pseudocyber
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Please enable filesharing using network configuration

Regards,
Divyesh Doshi
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turn off any firewalls (or better configure them to trust the users on the network)
reboot and then retry.
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by:pseudocyber
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There are no firewalls on my computer or inside our network.  File sharing is enabled.

I strongly suspect there's something local on my machine - such as a service not running or something.
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RESETUP YOUR NETWORK AND GIVE PERMISSION TO EVERYONE USER
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by:pseudocyber
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divyeshhdoshi - apologies - you were exactly right.  DUH - I am extra embarassed now.

Thanks for your help.
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