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Windows 7 and xp can they share documents?

by sunlaker / September 17, 2011 1:33 AM PDT

I have a new Samsung laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and an older
desktop with XP running in it. I have a Servioo(same as Samsung file
share) program running in my desktop XP which allows me to view my
vid/music/photos through my Samsung BR player.I can now view my
documents from my new laptop back through Servioo and on the BR player.
However I cannot see anything on my laptop from my XP desktop...it shows
my Servioo program but it is unable to view anything. I'm trying to
view it through the Windows Media Player.Is there a way to do it? I just can't get the "door" to open.

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Best Answer chosen by sunlaker

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Yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2011 2:37 AM PDT

But as there are web pages about file sharing with XP and 7, I won't discuss any steps to do this.

However I will share I think WMP is not the answer.
Bob

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Windows 7 and xp can they share documents
by sunlaker / September 17, 2011 2:55 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes.

I didn't find anything that answered my question.

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Try this
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 17, 2011 3:07 AM PDT
Complete Guide to Networking Windows 7 with XP and Vista

Mark
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I see Mark shared one of the many web pages on this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2011 3:10 AM PDT

And I answered the WMP angle.

Looks done to me?
Bob

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I see Mark shared one of the many web pages on this
by sunlaker / September 18, 2011 2:53 AM PDT

Thanks...Myfirst mistake was using WMP.. the second was not entering the homegroup name into my laptop.

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