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Hi,

I hve WinXP connected (wireless) to my router. Internet is working.
NOw I have an network harddisk on the router. When I use my other computer (Vista)  I can connect to the harddisk.

Ping to the router is working
Ping to the Hrddisk not

With WinXP it wont work. Ip address of the harddisk is 192.168.1.100

What can I do?
thanks
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by:jhyiesla
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What's the IP of your XP machine?  Can you ping the Vista box?
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by:HPvH
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My ip is 192.168.1.105
The Vista laptop is 192.168.1.102 and I can ping the vista laptop
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techasso earned 1000 total points
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As you mentioned that you are not able to ping the hard disk from yous XP system, check the subnet mask of the hard disk and pc, it must be same. what is the ip address and sunet mask of router.
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