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Win2K domain computer can not see XP machine on workgroup LAN

Discussion in 'Networking' started by brookway17, Sep 17, 2005.

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  1. brookway17

    brookway17 Thread Starter

    Sep 17, 2005
    I use a Dell D800 laptop at work which is on a domain. When I hook up the notebook to my local area network at home I can not access the XP computer that is one of the computers on my workgroup network at home. The laptop can hook up to the other Windows 2000 professional computers on the workgroup network and all of these computers can also hook up to the Windows XP system. I use a Linksys wireless router to access my home workgroup network. All other aspects of the network function properly I can even VPN into my domain network at work. The workgroup IP for router is with a Linksys router is set up as a DHCP server a signing IP addresses in the range of through 150. A router subnet is If I go into the router set up I can find the IP address assigned to the XP computer by looking in the DHCP client table. If I then search for the computer using this IP address I can find and access the XP computer. However I cannot find it when I search for the computer by its name. Any assistance in resolving this problem would be greatly appreciated.
  2. ChRoNo16


    May 29, 2005
    lets keep this simple, Windows 2k and Windows XP, dont work well together..
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