I have a Belkin router which has two computers connected to it. I am using a cable modem. The two computers can connect to the internet but they do not see each other. I cannot share files or use the printer that is connected to the other computer. How can I make the computers see each other? I tried everything in Win Xp but nothing happened. What do I have to do so that I can connect to the other computer? I really need help on this one and I appreciate answers.Thanks.
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what about explicitly mapping something?
On one PC, share a folder. Then on the other one, at a DOS prompt type:
I tried the command but it says "System error 53 has occurred. The network path was not found" By the way, I have not made any changes on router's setup that is on the net. I just installed the software on each computer and they connected to the net.
nbtstat -A Ipaddress worked and gave the computer name and workgroup as registered. I tried to create a workgroup in two computers with same name but still no luck. They have the same workgroup name but they do not see eachother.
I included my IP adress in nbtstat -a IPadress and it worked as I mentioned but when I wrote it exactly as you said, all of the commands gave error messages "Host not found" and "Network path was not found".
I meant for you to substitute your IP address and host name, not to type IDaddress explicitly.
I know I am being a real pain but how will I substitute my IP adress and host name? If you know any website that explains home networking with routers from the start, it would be very helpful. I do not want to take your time. Thanks for the help so far.
maybe you should try re-install TCP/IP - check <A HREF="http://www.petri.co.il/reinstall_tcp_ip_on_windows_xp.htm" target="_new">this link</A> for info on how to do it.