cannot see other computer or files

  aboutit 17:26 29 May 2007
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I recently had to reinstall windows on my second computer. I have set up the wireless connection for this(the other is ethernet) BT Home Hub Windows XP Home.
I can connect fine on both computer both have group name the same have done wizard for files and printer sharing but nothing. I can`t see the other computer on either pc nor can I see any shared files or print any help appreciated

  Strawballs 21:57 29 May 2007

It sounds like it could be a firewall problem.

  richardcockbain 11:18 04 Jun 2007

Strawballs may be right.

I had a similar problem following replacement of my failing Maxtor hard drive. When I copied the hard drive to the replacement not all of the settings were replicated so I had to re-do several tasks.

One of these tasks was to go into my Firewall (Zone Alarm) and create a trusted range that encompasses the IP address for the router (192.168.123.### to 192.168.123.###). This then allows the PC to see the network computers and vice a versa.

Hope this helps.

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