JennyB January 1, 2011 at 08:35:51 Specs: windows 7
Have two computers using Vista on a network. Works well. Have attached a netbook using Windows 7. I can see all the shared files on the other two computers but they can't see any of the files in the 'user' accounts on the netbook. They are all in a 'workgroup'. I'm no expert but is there anything simple I can do to rectify the problem?
Try going to the "Network and Sharing Center" and have a look. Make sure network discovery and file sharing are turned on. Also check on the same page and see if you are a "private" "Public" or "work" Network......private is probably what you want at home....over to the right you can click "customize" and change it to this setting.
Thanks for trying to help. Everything is turned on and it is set up for a private network. However, I think I have a workable solution as I can put files into the Public folder and this makes them visible and available to everyone on the network. Think I can live with the fact that the other Vista computers can't see the users on the Windows 7 netbook.
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