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Dell with Windows Vista not connecting to HP with Windows 7

by a2m2r2 / September 8, 2012 3:33 AM PDT

using same network but don't see each other. Why?

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by pgc3 / September 9, 2012 6:34 AM PDT

How are you hooked up? Assume hardwired to router, etc. As Bob Proffit stated, if you don't have sharing set up (both systems) nothing will show up and as he also mentioned it could be an issue related to security software, such as a firewall setting.

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There are many reasons.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2012 3:52 AM PDT

From firewalls to the simple fact that if a Windows PC has nothing shared, it has no reason to be seen.

Bob

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