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Predator Jul 20, 2004, 10:23pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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can somebody please tell me how to network with Windows 2000 and Windows XP?


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Joshie Versace Jul 20, 2004, 10:40pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jul 20, 2004, 10:41pm EDT

 
>> Re: networking for Win2K and WinXP
on windows xp machine go to network connections and select setup "setup a home or small office network" follow prompts thru wizard (pending if you want to share internet connection) create a network setup disk or use your xp cd. Place disk or cd in other computer, select perform additional tasks then setup network. follow prompts and make sure that every computer is part of same work group. Keep default work group (MSHOME) and make sure each computer has unique computer names. Also make sure that file and print sharing is installed on win 2000 PC. (local area connection properties/network connections)
that's it

Variable - Jul 21, 2004, 08:18pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: networking for Win2K and WinXP
windows 2000 default workgroup is workgroup, XP is MSHOME, something to be aware of.
IF your networking with 2k and XP home you will have to enable the guest account on the 2k box. You ddin't mention which flavor of XP you have.
http://www.practicallynetworked.com has some good tutorials on setting up a network.


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