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Windows 7 and Mac running lion network issues

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Nishona, Sep 16, 2011.

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  1. Nishona

    Nishona Thread Starter

    May 22, 2008
    Ok I am running 3 computers on my newtork

    1. Desktop running windows vista which has the linksys router and comcast cable modem hard wired to it... this computer is mainly for printer sharing as I do not have a wireless printer at this time

    2. IMac running Lion OSX 10

    3. Dell Vostro 1510 laptop running windows 7 home premium

    My issue is this. Up until last week I was not having any issues, this is important! I have always been able to access my mac via the network under windows explorer to watch moveis, transfer files etc. Last Thursday I installed Lion on the Mac and everything was working fine. On Sunday I turned off the Mac to move it to a different room and when I turned it back on I was not able to see it from any of the other computers on the network... I can see both of the PC's under finder on the mac but I cannot see the mac from the PC's... I did not change any settings on any of the computers it just decided to stop working. I called apple support about this thinking it must be a Lion issue but they went through every setting with me and found that it was set up correctly. I then called Microsoft and they did the same thing although I will admit that they were pretty clueless compared to the people at Apple. I am at my wits end here can anyone help me?

    Here is info from TSG Sysinfo:
    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5670 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 3062 Mb
    Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 384 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 228178 MB, Free - 96185 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 9249 MB;
    Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0M277C, , .8F4VWF1.CN129618CI0447.
    Antivirus: None
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