networking my laptop to my desktop

By wildearth2001
Aug 22, 2005
  1. I just purchased a new laptop and a lynksys wireless g router. I have my computer connected to the router via a Cat5 cable and my laptop is connected wirelessly. The internet is now working just fine on both computers but I cant get them setup to share the printer on my desktop and to share some folders. Neither computer shows up on the other computers network places list. Anyone have some adivce?
  2. HoopaJoop

    HoopaJoop TS Rookie Posts: 90

    Are they both members of the same workgroup?
  3. urbandragon

    urbandragon TS Rookie Posts: 231

    walk throught he home networking wizard on each computer. make sure you use the same workgroup for both systems.
  4. wildearth2001

    wildearth2001 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    allright I got it working, turns out it was a firewall problem

    the only thing I am still having problems with is sharing my itunes stuff-but I know that is a bit tricky and that this might now be the appropriate forum for that-BUT if anybody knows what to do I would appreciate the help:>
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