Re: Home networking problem

Try both password protected and not protected sharing on the Vista
machine. Be sure something is shared on the Vista machine. Be sure that
whatever it is is shared to everyone. Be sure all machines are in the
same workgroup. Turn all third party firewalls off temporarily.



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