Any advice v.File sharing between XP desktop and Vista wireless laptop

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  1. novo

    novo Pokey Man OT Supporter

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    I can't seem to be able to get either computer to recognize the other on my home network.
    I've heard this is a common problem but I haven't been able to find a solution that works.
     
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    Start => Run => "\\computernamehere" => [Enter]
     
  3. Sexual Vanilla

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    Disable any firewalls on the machines in question, then do what Deus said. If this still doesn't work, you may have network issues. If it does work, enable both firewalls and poke a hole through the firewall in order to allow file sharing (pretty simple to do using Windows Firewall).
     

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