Networking XP with Windows7

  Scrivers 10:47 29 Mar 2010
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I have one computer with Windows 7 Ultimaate and one with Windows XP Home. Both are connected by cable to a router/modem so both can get the Internet. I'd like to get the computers talking to one another. Is this possible and anyone know how.

  blink2gb 11:22 29 Mar 2010
  howard64 12:35 29 Mar 2010

the most important thing is to ensure that all pcs are on the same workgroup. I find it useful to put a file [anything] in the shared folders. Also make sure sharing is enabled on each pc. If you use a firewall such as zone alarm make sure that the IP range of your router is added as trusted.

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