LAN problem w W7 Tags: LAN Laptops Connection LAN Networking Last response: July 5, 2010 3:03 PM in Networking Share marty_39 July 2, 2010 9:10:41 PM Hello, I'm trying to connect to an external device through a LAN. Connection is good w an old laptop w XP but I can't connect w the new laptop (W7). I turned off all the firewalls, etc. More about : lan problem Anonymous a b D Laptop July 4, 2010 3:34:52 AM You've run the networking wizard ? Permitted file sharing on selected folders in the laptop ? m 0 l marty_39 July 5, 2010 3:03:44 PM Yes I did run the wizard but it was only trying to reset the IP (which is set to be obtained automatically). I can't see why there would be a file sharing issue but I'll check that. Thanks. - Marty m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInternet Connection from XP via LAN to W7 with wireless connection Forum Lost LAN and all USB COM on ASUS M3A78 PRO W7 64 bit Forum lan drivers for w7 Forum SolvedW7 connection problem and more Forum SolvedGraphic Drivers problem with clean installation of W7 64 bits / BSOD Forum SolvedProblem occured after a clean install of W7 Forum Problem upgrading from 32 bit XP to 64 bit W7 Forum SolvedFrwsh w7 on new build problem Forum w7 connect problem Forum problem installing W7 on a SSD Forum CPU spikes in Windows 8.1 resulting in erradic micro freezing and FPS suttering in games. Problem never occurred in W7. Forum Problem installing W7 OS with external USB-stick. Forum X64 W7 and IE10 install problem! Forum W7 installation problem Forum Switch problem mixing XP and W7 Forum Random mouse problems in W7 Forum PC start up problem W7 Forum Windows home basic lincense upgrade to w7 ultimate problem Forum Originally CMOS problem, now cant find SSD with W7, please help Forum W7 install problem ' Select Driver to be installed' Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !