Networking in XP

  RAFA 20:35 13 Jun 2004
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I have recently loaded XP Professional onto my desktop and lap top. Purchased a NIC and x-over cable to connect the two - laptop is already network enabled.

However, run the network wizard on both machines. Everything looks good. Cannot see anything in my network places and keep getting message that I need to log on as administrator as I may not have permissions to view. Network does not work. Any ideas please

  mansbrkm 21:07 13 Jun 2004

you need to set up access permissions for drives, folders files etc on both machines to be able to see anything.

  Legolas 22:34 13 Jun 2004

If you have any firewalls enabled make sure they are set to allow other networks.

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