Accessing my printer over wireless network

  MartynHoll 16:54 12 Apr 2006
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I have just connected up a wireless router and now have successfully connected my main (lan connected) PC and my laptop (wireless). I cannot see at the moment how to access the printer from my laptop and also the shared drive of my PC from the laptop. Can anyone advise, please

  Fellsider 16:55 12 Apr 2006

Have you set them (Printer and HDD) up for sharing?

  MartynHoll 17:01 12 Apr 2006

Yes, I have but I cannot 'see' them from the laptop!

  MartynHoll 19:38 12 Apr 2006

Any other ideas?

  Legolas 19:48 12 Apr 2006

Make sure you have configured your firewalls correctly or try turning them off

  MartynHoll 11:03 13 Apr 2006

I have tried turning off the firewall and then I have tried 'pinging' the IP addresses of each PC from the other and both failed. I also tried ipconfig and it tells me the ethernet adaptor local area connection has 'media disconnected'! Is this anything to do with my problem?

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