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Topic # 12320 11-Mar-2007 09:00
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Hi guys i've just read 2 similar threads but not sure if it applies to my setup

The problem:
Tried to setup home network but failed miserably.

The gist:
Desktop Dell E521 connects to Telecom's Dlink with a LAN cable
Laptop Fujitsu lifebook connects to Telecom's Dlink via Wireless

Should there be a problem sharing files with this setup? When we go to 'My Network Places' we can see each other. But cannot ping or see shared files.

I thought the problem is that you can't have a network where one computer is wired and one is wireless. Any possible solutions? (By the way the Dlink wireless network name is different from what i am naming my home network but since we can see each other on network places i presume that is not the problem.)

Thanks gee*s *ahem!!* guys.

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  Reply # 63361 11-Mar-2007 09:54
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are they both on the same subnet? have you enabled some folders for sharing? do you have firewalls running?









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  Reply # 63371 11-Mar-2007 13:07
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They're both on 'MSHOME' and when i go to MSHOME on my network places i can see each other. Does that mean they're on the same subnet?

File sharing has been enabled. However can't even ping.
Both have Zone Alarm running.

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