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3 pc network problem?

By robert_m_cain ·
I have 3 pc's connected to a linksys 5-port hub.
all pc's can access internet but not each other.
can ping ip's,but not name.
ran xp home network wizzard on all pc's.
all pc's set to same workgroup.
all pc's only show local shares,not other 2 pc's.
access to my-network states admin. deny from other pc's in workgroup.
how do I correct above problem?

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by Trek05 In reply to 3 pc network problem?

First step I would take in troubleshooting the problem: Disable the Windows firewall, and any other firewalls used on all the PCs connected to the router. Once you have done that, ping each of the computers by IP, then by host name. Many times these kind of problems are associated to firewall settings.

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by ctrservices In reply to 3 pc network problem?

The following site lists the steps in order to check connection problems (includes the previous firewall suggestion).

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by ctrservices In reply to

Oops!!

http://forums.practicallynetworked.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=833

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by nguyenpv1980 In reply to 3 pc network problem?

For workgroup computer, all three computers would need to have the sames users and passwords. Then since you're able to ping ip and not name, make sure NetBIOS is enabled.

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to 3 pc network problem?

Besides the above answers did you enable File & Print sharing?

If not that is most likely your problem.

Col

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by OnTheRopes In reply to 3 pc network problem?

Have to answer a question with a few questions.

Do you use ICS? If so, what specific OS is on shared PC? (XP home Sp1,Sp2, XP Pro?) What specific OS are on other 2? What firewalls on all 3?

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by OnTheRopes In reply to 3 pc network problem?

Have to answer a question with a few questions.

Do you use ICS? If so, what specific OS is on shared PC? (XP home Sp1,Sp2, XP Pro?) What specific OS are on other 2? What firewalls on all 3?

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by OnTheRopes In reply to

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