View Full Version : XP Home to XP Home Network Problem

12-10-2004, 03:35 PM
Have just created a lan between a laptop and a pc by using a crossover cable. Both systems are running Windows XP HOME except the PC has SP2 installed where as the laptop does not.

The pc connects to the internet via the laptops internet connection and this runs fine.

The pc can access all shares on the laptop however the laptop can not access shares on the pc.

Both embedded firewalls are off except for the dial up internet connection.

PING works fine.

I.P.'s are static Laptop (, PC (

12-10-2004, 04:55 PM
This is a good page for tips on networking if no one comes to your aid.
here (http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/contact.htm)