My client has a small wireless network without a domain and primarily use Windows 2000 on their workstations. Recently, they purchased a couple of Sony laptops with Windows XP Home and I was able to connect these laptops to each other and the Windows 2000 PC.
They recently added a Dell Dimension desktop with XP Home in their office. I can ping the Dimension by IP address and by name. I can even see it in My Network Places. When I try and connect to a shared folder, I get a message that reads "DESKTOP is not accessible. The remote procedure call failed". I have disabled Windows Firewall and also deleted McAffee Personal Firewall but have not been able to connect to it. What really is a mystery is that I can connect to other XP Home laptops in the office without any issues. I have tried using a static IP Address, shortened the Computer Name to 5 letters, etc. to no avail.
Any assistance will be appreciated.
December 17, 2004 12:39 PM
December 21, 2004 8:32 AM