Cannot Access Workgroup

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Admiral Michael, Sep 28, 2003.

  1. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    When I try to browse my network thru My Network Places I get a "Homenet is not accessible. You might not have permission to use htis network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out f you have access permissions. The list of servers for this workgroup is currently not available."

    My network consists of:
    -2x- WIn XP Pro Machines
    -1x- Win XP Home Laptop (Problem PC)
    -1x- WIn 2000 Pro Machine

    -1x Linksys Router with 4port switch (Main Router)
    -1x Linksys Wireless Router with 4port switched uplinked to first iouter.

    Now I have tried many thing:
    -All computers have NetBIOS over TCP/IP enabled
    -All have an IP address assigned statically to all but the laptop, which gets an IP from my router. ( I have tried assigning an IP, didnt work)
    -I have changed the workgroup on all computers
    -I havent tried changing the names yet and hope I dont have to!
    -reinstalling both the NIC and wireles card

    Now Heres what I can do
    -access any comp by using: "\\192.168.1.x" (without quotes)

    I have no idea what is the matter, all I kno is that it work a few days ago. Yesterday I went to fix a friend's network and I plugged my laptop directly into the modem to test the connection but thats it.
  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Fixed the problem. I formatted my laptop and reinstalled Windows.