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2 workstations on the same workgroup

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I have to workstations on the same workgroup, but they can't see one another.
There's 2 other computer on the same workgroup and I can see them. I can ping each of the
computers by name.
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by:gtdidea
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There's 2 other computer on the same workgroup and I can see them. I can ping each of the
computers by name.
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MPJHorner earned 500 total points
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Have you tried pinging them by IP? you need to ensure that discover is on, if on Windows 7 going to network and it should ask you if you want to enable this?

Alternatively if you want to check this is the issue just temporarily disable the firewall.
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by:nam0a
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make sure the workstation service and rpc services are running from cmd >> services.msc
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by:Brad Bouchard
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On these workstations go to Start > Network > turn on Network and File sharing.

Let us know.
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by:gtdidea
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It was a firewall issue.
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