hi all. ok heres the deal. one Me mach. one XPPro machine. pro can see Me shares, but Me cannot access XP stuff. ive enabled netbios over tcpip on Me, using same login.p/w from xp account on Me machine. every third boot or so i can see the computer innetwork places. work groups are same, client names different. simple file sharing is disabled. user had admin acounts.