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the network path was not found

I have a desktop and a notebook "connected" in a wireless home network.
The wireless connection icon says the computers are "connected" to the network, and the signal strength is "excellent", BUT most of the times each computer would not allow me access the other one. The error message is:
"(network place) is not accessible. You might not have permission to access this network resource. Contact the administrator blah blah. The Network path was not found."
WHAT CAN I DO to access my own computer in my own network?
Thanks a lot in advance

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Just a thought or two...

First, it would certainly help if you could give us the operating systems of the computers involved.

It sounds like they are XP or 2000 and as such, have you set the "Sharing" permissions on each computer to "Everyone" and with at least "Read" permissions"? (RIGHT click on the shared drive/folder, choose "Sharing", then set permissions as above.)

On Windows XP PRO, have you disabled "Simple File Sharing"?

How to configure file sharing in Windows XP

Are you logging on as a user with "Administrator" priviledges?

Do you have "File and Printer Sharing" enabled on both computers?

Hope this helps.


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Also check your firewall settings.

Linksys router and Zone Alarm each reguire
an Ip range for the internal network I have.


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