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Not visible by other pc in a workgroup

By ken_jshin ·
Hi there!
Can pls. help to solve this: 1 win98 pc in a workgroup is not accessible but this pc can see and access others in a network. File and Printing sharing is enabled. Possible Protocols and Services are installed but still didnt work.
Thanks in advance.

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Not visible by other pc i ...

As this unit can see the rest of the network but not be seen by any other computers on the network it very much sounds as if you have not shared anything to be seen.

Before any computer can be seen on a network it needs to have something shared with XP this is always the Shared Documents folder but 98 doesn't have this so you need to manually share something.

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by ICB's corner In reply to Not visible by other pc i ...

Did you try to find it with search computer and IP address?
See links:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/micro/pc/fps9x.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Q_20856911.html

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by flynnj In reply to Not visible by other pc i ...

Run cmd. ping ip of pc . If you get a response plug a printer into the pc and set for sharing. Should be able to see it

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