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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by CBI, Nov 27, 2006.

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    I've got a problem with one of the computers in our workgroup: Looking at My Network Places in Windows XP, it used to be named "Local Network", and the Network Location for each of the computers in our workgroup should also be detailed as "Local Network". I'm not sure how it happened, but now My Network Places has the name of "Internet", and the Network Location of all of the computers in our workgroup on that computer are detailed also as "Internet". All of the other computers on the network are fine, and in fact the files on the computers in our workgroup may still be viewed and accessed via My Network Places on the computer in question. However, trying to (for instance) open a database on our server through My Network Places now yields a security error due to Windows XP believing that our network is an Internet network. Files may still be opened by copying them to the local harddrive, but I would like to change the settings in My Network Places back to the "Local Network" setting that it should register our network as. Any hints/suggestions would be very helpful.
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