P to P Laptop (Win98) to desktop (XP home)

  Brucemac 13:00 23 Jul 2003

Ethernet cards in, crossover cable fitted, lights on. Same protocol (IPX)- same work group name. File sharing all switched on. Network neighborhood does not recognise other machine, when I try to map drives from either the names are not recognised or deemed inaccessible. Help

  tingle 13:03 23 Jul 2003

Do you have sofware firewalls installed on either machine?

  Brucemac 13:19 23 Jul 2003

There is virus protection

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