Networking 2 XP Home Machines with Crossover Cable

  Johhny 14:08 19 Jun 2004
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I have just connected a crossover cable between my 2 XP Home machines. The connection shows as connected but I cannot connect to the other PC. I have tried using the Ping command, changing the the IP Address and using NetBIOS instead.

  bremner 14:10 19 Jun 2004

Have you run the XP small network wizard.

Ensure both machines have the same Workgroup name and different computer names.

  Johhny 14:16 19 Jun 2004

I've tried that but the same problem carries on.

  bremner 14:18 19 Jun 2004

Have you got Firewalls on the machines

  Johhny 16:37 19 Jun 2004

Yea, I've got Norton Internet Security 2004 but i've disabled them.

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