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Network sharing and internet access simultaneously?

  1. Oct 24, 2006 #1


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    I can't seem to get my two computers to see each other on my network. Both computers have direct access to the intenet via a Linksys Access Point / router and DSL.

    I'm at Add Network Place Wizard and I know the name of the target computer (VIRGINIA) and a shared folder (temp) on it.

    When I type \\VIRGINIA\temp it alerts me with

    A dialogue box appears and says The folder you have entered does not appear to be valid. I've double-checked the names - I'm pretty sure it's something else.
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  3. Oct 24, 2006 #2
    I assume your running windows and have run the "Setup a home or small office network" on both computers?

    Then you need to set access rights to allow folder browsing/sharing accross the network.
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