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  1. #1
    Gold Lounger
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    Jun 2001
    Crystal Beach, FL, Florida, USA
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    can't get to new PC

    I just installed an HP Pavillon desktop PC, and added it to my home/office network. It uses Vista Home Premium. My other PCs use XP Pro and ME.

    From the new PC, I can get to the internet, but I can't see any of the other PCs. From the old PCs, I can see the new PC, but I can't get to it; that is, I can't see that there are shared directories. All PCs use the same WorkGroup Name.

    I called HP Support, but apparently networking issues aren't covered in their "Total Care". They directed me to, which didn't help. I wonder what they will say when I return the computer?

    Anyone have any ideas how to fix this problem?
    Mark Liquorman
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  2. #2
    Plutonium Lounger
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    Nov 2001
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    Re: can't get to new PC

    Can you start by going through the steps in star<post:=589,883>post 589,883</post:> and let us know what happens.


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