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Workgroup - xp to W8 ok, but W8 PC cant see xp

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    Workgroup - xp to W8 ok, but W8 PC cant see xp

    Hi all,

    trying to get a home workgroup to function.

    W8 machine is the 'main' machine.

    both pc have been joined to the same named workgroup

    both PCs now use the same user name and same password for the active account

    the XP machine can see the shared files/folders on the W8 machine

    W8 machine gives me the 'no other homegroup pcs are available message'.

    Any tips?

    edit: i have also performed the steps outlined here

    (added windows credentials)

    olved, required tunring off a both firewalls as well

    thanks in advance
    Last edited by Bjern Fita; 02 Jun 2013 at 04:21.

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