Problem with my workgroup



egey21
07-10-2005, 01:35 AM
hi thanks for your help but that didnt work still cantseethe networkor
access the files

egey21



Micah E. Wrote:
> I know your problem. I have had this same issue and tried to address it
> with
> Microsoft's KB but they fairly much told me to ****-off. the issue is
> with
> windows Firewall. By default it is set to block ICMP (Internet Control
> Message Protocol) packets. The ICMP is what is needed for browsing
> workgroup
> and domains. Most likely you will be able to ping other pc on the
> network
> but not see them in Network Places.
>
> To resolve this follow these steps:
> 1. Right click on My Network Places then click Properties.
> 2. Right click on the network connection and click properties.
> 3. Next click on the Advanced tab.
> 4. Click on the Windows Firewall Settings button.
> 5. Now click on the Advanced tab.
> 6. Next, click on the Settings button for ICMP.
> 7.Check mark each of the listed items then OK to close and OK on the
> rest of
> the dialog boxes.
>
> This should take care of the problem. Please note that the reason why
> ICMP
> is off is because of ping-floods, used by hackers. But, in most cases,
> hackers won't do anything to a small network unless:
> 1. Your public IP address is known.
> 2. You have valuable information on your netowrk.
> 3. And you have ****ed-off a hacker.
>
> Please refer to the Windows XP Resource Kit on ICMP at the following
> address:
> http://tinyurl.com/bd47h
>
> --
> Micah E.
> A+ Cert.
>
>
> "egey21" egey21.1rc3po@pcbanter.net wrote in message
> news:egey21.1rc3po@pcbanter.net...-
>
> i have a workgroup of 10 PC's yesterday i added a new PC and a
> laptop.
> but they cannot see the other machines on the workgroup. they are all
> set up perfectly but i dont know what is wrong can anyone help me
> PLZ.
> :confused:
>
>
> --
> egey21-


--
egey21

Mark L. Ferguson
07-10-2005, 01:35 AM
Windows XP Professional File Sharing:
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/index.htm



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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
"egey21" <egey21.1rdydn@pcbanter.net> wrote in message news:egey21.1rdydn@pcbanter.net...
>
> hi thanks for your help but that didnt work still cantseethe networkor
> access the files
>
> egey21
>
>
>
> Micah E. Wrote:
>> I know your problem. I have had this same issue and tried to address it
>> with
>> Microsoft's KB but they fairly much told me to ****-off. the issue is
>> with
>> windows Firewall. By default it is set to block ICMP (Internet Control
>> Message Protocol) packets. The ICMP is what is needed for browsing
>> workgroup
>> and domains. Most likely you will be able to ping other pc on the
>> network
>> but not see them in Network Places.
>>
>> To resolve this follow these steps:
>> 1. Right click on My Network Places then click Properties.
>> 2. Right click on the network connection and click properties.
>> 3. Next click on the Advanced tab.
>> 4. Click on the Windows Firewall Settings button.
>> 5. Now click on the Advanced tab.
>> 6. Next, click on the Settings button for ICMP.
>> 7.Check mark each of the listed items then OK to close and OK on the
>> rest of
>> the dialog boxes.
>>
>> This should take care of the problem. Please note that the reason why
>> ICMP
>> is off is because of ping-floods, used by hackers. But, in most cases,
>> hackers won't do anything to a small network unless:
>> 1. Your public IP address is known.
>> 2. You have valuable information on your netowrk.
>> 3. And you have ****ed-off a hacker.
>>
>> Please refer to the Windows XP Resource Kit on ICMP at the following
>> address:
>> http://tinyurl.com/bd47h
>>
>> --
>> Micah E.
>> A+ Cert.
>>
>>
>> "egey21" egey21.1rc3po@pcbanter.net wrote in message
>> news:egey21.1rc3po@pcbanter.net...-
>>
>> i have a workgroup of 10 PC's yesterday i added a new PC and a
>> laptop.
>> but they cannot see the other machines on the workgroup. they are all
>> set up perfectly but i dont know what is wrong can anyone help me
>> PLZ.
>> :confused:
>>
>>
>> --
>> egey21-
>
>
> --
> egey21


Problem with my workgroup