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File sharing over befsr41 is this possible

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by duckdavis, Aug 12, 2006.

  1. duckdavis

    duckdavis LI Guru Member

    I have wired both computers to router and both are internet working.
    I would like to file share between them and have run the networking wizard
    and have set up both computers to share and both drives have the share hand indicating they are ready.
    but I cannot get to see them when I look in my network places.
    grateful for any help.

    thank you
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    are they using the same workgroup name?

    have you setup firewall rules for each PC to haev access to the other PC? the firewalls maybe stopping access.
  3. duckdavis

    duckdavis LI Guru Member

    yes they are both named mshome
  4. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    if you have any firewalls runing on the two PCs turn them off just to see if that works.
  5. jgutz20

    jgutz20 Network Guru Member

    yea check the windows firewall and NIS or any 3rd party firewall.

    also check to see if you can ping the other computer (IP address and computer name)
  6. duckdavis

    duckdavis LI Guru Member

    Thank you all for the advice have got connection one way but when I try the reverse I get message that I have not got permission.
    When I check the firewall I get it is using group Policy to control input.
    Can find no way to over come this.


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