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I have Windows 7 64 bit on 1 machine Windows 7 32 bit on the other. The 64 bit machine is the host and the 32 bit being the host. I'am connecting thru a lan via cable NO router No switch, just computer to computer. My problem i think is due to no properties for and including..file and printer sharing. client, service and protocol, on either computer. When i try to install these it throws up a window "have disk" and i tried using my windows 7 installation cd but to no avail, so now i dont know where to go or what to do to get those installed. Another note here im running a MIFI 2200 verizon tethered to my host machine for internet.

Thanks...Bruce
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  1. So no one knows how to install ..client, service, and protocol properties in windows 7 or where to go to find this to install..so that means windows7 is not net workable thru a lan.
  2. You are starting in the middle here. What are you trying to do, why can't it read the files off the Win 7 disk? Does the disk actually have a Win 7 setup or is it just an image?
  3. The windows 7 disks are up grade disk for Home premium in which i did a clean install from xp pro.

    I'am trying to set up an ICS connection thru my Ethernet lans.
  4. When you put in the disk it asks for, what happens? Try doing a manual search on the disk for the files it asks for. ICS should be enabled without needed to do any additional installations though, some some setup is not quite right.

    Did you use the same disk to install on both machines maybe?
  5. Different disks all legal OS's.

    The window that pops up is the same window that comes up when you install a new device and it has a radio button that says"have disk"
  6. BFP53 said:
    Different disks all legal OS's.

    The window that pops up is the same window that comes up when you install a new device and it has a radio button that says"have disk"


    After you do the "have disk", it will give you the file you are looking for. Do a search on the disk for it, the setup may be trying to look in the wrong place.
  7. It doesnt give me a file to search for after i hit have disk, just gives me a a:\ prompt..but i can do a browse but i dont know what to browse for.
  8. Are you getting a dos window? It should tell you "windows needs files off the windows disk", then if it can't find it, it will come up with "could not find file, please insert disk with *filename* on it or provide an alternate location". It will then pre-fill the location and file name in for you. If you are not getting that, I can't picture what is happening with this setup.
  9. No sir no dos window opens and no window of any kind.
  10. BFP53 said:
    No sir no dos window opens and no window of any kind.


    Can you post a screenshot of it? You should not be getting an A:\ prompt, nothing uses that drive letter anymore.
  11. I tried but i couldnt get a screen shot..but its just like when you install hardware and it ask you for drivers..

    Now these computers are out dated...1 computer is a biostar T force 6100 and the other is a NF7 Abit mobo's.
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