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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 9:55:01 AM

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I've set up many networks, but i can't seem to get my media cener XP desktop
networked with my 2000 professional edition desktop. I've looked all over
this site, in help and on the web, but can't seem to get them to work
together.

Please help!

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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 12:06:58 PM

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You cannot join your computer to a domain in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;887212

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"webbuzzard" wrote:

| I've set up many networks, but i can't seem to get my media cener XP desktop
| networked with my 2000 professional edition desktop. I've looked all over
| this site, in help and on the web, but can't seem to get them to work
| together.
|
| Please help!
Anonymous
July 12, 2005 3:00:07 PM

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In article <7A0B059F-387C-4445-A981-2C876D5E6366@microsoft.com>,
"webbuzzard" <webbuzzard@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>I've set up many networks, but i can't seem to get my media cener XP desktop
>networked with my 2000 professional edition desktop. I've looked all over
>this site, in help and on the web, but can't seem to get them to work
>together.
>
>Please help!

I recommend posting your question in news group
microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web.

Include as much detail as you can of the network hardware and software
setup, what you're trying to do, what exactly happens when you do it,
complete text of all error messages, etc. Describe the
troubleshooting steps that you've already tried, so that people don't
suggest them again.

I'm sure that someone will be able to help.
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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 11:14:02 PM

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webbuzzard wrote:
> I've set up many networks, but i can't seem to get my media cener XP desktop
> networked with my 2000 professional edition desktop. I've looked all over
> this site, in help and on the web, but can't seem to get them to work
> together.
>
> Please help!


On the WinXP PC, create local user account(s), with password(s),
that have the desired access privileges to the desired shares. Log on
to the other PCs using those account(s), and you will be able to
access the designated shares, provided your network is configured
properly. Also, make sure that WinXP's built-in firewall
is either disabled or set to allow exceptions for file and print sharing.

On the Win2K PC, create local user account(s), with password(s),
that have the desired access privileges to the desired shares. Log on
to the other PCs using those account(s), and you will be able to
access the designated shares, provided your network is configured
properly.

Usually, WinXP's Networking Wizard makes it simple and painless --
almost entirely automatic, in fact. There's a lot of useful,
easy-to-follow information in WinXP's Help & Support files, and here:

Home Networking
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/home/using/howto/hom...

Networking Information
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking.htm

PracticallyNetworked Home
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/index.htm

Steve Winograd's Networking FAQ
http://www.bcmaven.com/networking/faq.htm

Configuring Windows 2000 Professional to Work in a Peer-to-Peer
Network
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q258717


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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 11:14:51 PM

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Carey Frisch [MVP] wrote:
> You cannot join your computer to a domain in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;887212
>


Relevance, Carey? The OP didn't mention a domain.

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