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    Networking Vista and XP

    Thanks for the assistance. I did install another firewall, Commodo. I have however turned it off for the moment and am still unable to ping the XP machine by name or IP. It now shows in the Vista Network Screen, however I am getting the same initial error.....so frustrating to try and get this...
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    Networking Vista and XP

    Thanks. Removed McAfee and now I can PING the XP Machine. However now the XP machine isn't showing up again in the Vista Network panel. I have no firewall on the XP machine and I have the following settings in the Network and Sharing Center: Network Discovery:On File Sharing:On Public...
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    Networking Vista and XP

    Hello All and Happy New Year, I just set up a new computer running Vista SP1. This is my first hands-on experience with Vista and want to connect it to my old pc running XP. I followed the instructions on this site and can see my XP computer from Vista's Network page. In order to get this far...
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    That fixed it!!!:up: Thanks very much for all the help.
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    Ok, I FINALLY found what the issue was. Although it wasn't in my startup programs, the service was automatically starting for Cisco VPN Client. Once I killed this service I could ping the Desktop from the laptop. However, one issue remains. I can not browse my Desktop files from my Laptop...
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    UPDATE: If I boot the desktop in safe mode, I am able to ping the desktop from the laptop. I disabled all startup programs in msconfig and rebooted the desktop. It did not fix the problem as I still can not ping the desktop from the laptop. I am guessing it's a service that is running...
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    I did remove the third party firewall, Sunbelt from the desktop and shut down the Windows Firewall (on the desktop) and still the laptop can not communicate with the desktop
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    Thanks very much for the detailed instructions and assistance. Here's where things stand. I checked all services on both computers and both have all the ones you recommended started and running. I changed the Desktop, Laptop, and Buffalo Ethernet Wireless to static IPs. I un-installed Sunbelts...
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    Solved: Wireless Issue - Connecting Desktop to Laptop and DirecTv DVR

    Hello All --- I have a wireless network via a Linksys WRTG54 with DHCP enabled. My desktop is hardwired to it, and my laptop runs via wireless connection. I also have a Buffalo Ethernet Wireless Converter to connect my DirecTv HR20 to the network (it has to be hardwired, can not accept usb)...
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    Scanner won't install on XP

    Ok, so now I got it to install, but when I look under the device manager I see the following under the UNKNOWN TAB: When I attempt to use the scanner via Photoshop, I get the following error: Any ideas? Thanks.
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    Scanner won't install on XP

    Thanks for the reply. Your link (session) expired, so I am not exactly sure what you are referencing, however, here is the link to the software that I am downloading. I believe that is the twain driver. I am using Photoshop for my images. Thanks for the help.
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    Scanner won't install on XP

    Hello All--- I am attempting to install my Epson 1200U Scanner on my WinXP Sp2 machine. I have the correct drivers and run the setup properly, including having the scanner off when installing.After the setup has completed when I turn the scanner on, a balloon pops up in the taskbar indicating...
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    MOBO Question - Support Specific RAM

    :confused: My mistake. I am currently using DDR memory. Thanks for the insight.
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    MOBO Question - Support Specific RAM

    Thanks for the reply. Yes, I was more interested in knowing if I was restricted to using DDR memory only. From your post, I am assuming that I do not need to use only DDR memory? Thanks for the kind assistance.
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    MOBO Question - Support Specific RAM

    Hello All --- Looking at purchasing this board (Asus P4P800-E Deluxe) and want to use most/all of my existing hardware. Can someone tell me if it supports Single Channel Memory (i.e. PC3200). I am currently using Corsair XMS3200. thanks for any and all replies.
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