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I am having trouble with Windows XP home edition

by N212 / June 11, 2007 10:54 AM PDT


I don't know exactly where to post this because I have two issues.
I setup a network to share the internet connection and the only pc I am experiencing trouble with is the one running windows XP Home the others are running XP pro.

Is there something wrong with XP home. I can't get my adapter to work with the pc running XP home but one of the pc's running XP pro has no trouble. I also have a printer that will not work with the XP home.

Does anyone know anything about my problems?

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Tell More
by Darton Fury / June 11, 2007 2:39 PM PDT

Are you using a router or Internet Connection Sharing? Also tell the IP address of the machine in question.

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In addition
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 11, 2007 8:37 PM PDT
In reply to: Tell More

Very often this is a Firewall issue. The firewall needs to allow the new network connection.


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No it is not the firewall
by N212 / June 14, 2007 7:19 AM PDT
In reply to: In addition

It isn't the firewall.I know because I congiured all the pcs according to the instructions of my router tech support.The instructions included help in making sure all firewalls were not blocking the router or adapters.

I thought it was the materials and construction of my house but I am the only affected by this. I also have an old b adapter that will not work with my desktop but works with my laptop.I used the same settings to configure the adapter on both machines. The only difference is the desktop is running XP Home and the laptop is running XP Pro.

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I am using a router
by N212 / June 14, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Tell More

I am using a router all machines connect perfectly except mine.

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maybe if u did this
by jpalmer2007 / June 14, 2007 1:16 PM PDT
In reply to: I am using a router

did u initiate the network on professional or home edition ... i would try starting the network with home edition and carrying over to professional seeing as most things are backwards compatible ..
good luck

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