can not connect cmputers

  cybernut 13:55 15 Sep 2007
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My laptop has deceided not to show my desktop computers icons in mshome /view workgroup even so it is conected to my network(14 days ago it worked)
i can conect to the internet through my hub/desktop computer and the desk top says it is conected but i do not have permission to access the lap top.it should still display the computers on the network.
any help welcome
thanks

  howard64 18:00 15 Sep 2007

have you set a fixed ip address? This seems to be a firewall prob. If you have zone alarm for example check what ip address each machine is using then set that ip address as trusted on the other machine.

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