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Connecting Windows 7 to XP network

yossikally asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
In my XP network I connect to other computers by right clicking on "My Network Places" - then typing the IP address of the other PC (see attached pic) - which is in my private network

How do I do just that with Windows 7? (i.e. finding other computers by their IP address?)

There are articles about connecting Win 7 to XP, but they all talk about changing workgroup names, homegroup, etc.

I just want to connect to another IP address (in my provate network), as I have been doing for years now.
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