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Windows Vista doesn't see Win xp pd

Discussion in 'Networking' started by bonty, Sep 24, 2008.

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  1. bonty

    bonty Thread Starter

    Sep 24, 2008
    My windows xp computer can connect to the other computer in my network with no problems but windows vista doesn't even see them and I am needing to connect to a printer on my windows xp computer. Please help me, thanks.
  2. Scubbojj


    Aug 31, 2008
  3. cwwozniak

    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Nov 28, 2005
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    Hello bonty, and welcome to TSG.

    I am kinda new to Vista myself and had a similar problem. You may have Network Discovery turned off on your Vista computer.

    Here is some general help from the MS web site with a link to setting Network Discovery:


    Forgot about LLTP. Had to install that on our XP machines a long while ago when we first got the notebook with Vista on it.

    Had to go through the Network Discovery settings just recently when I switched from a wireless to wired connection for use at home.
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    Time to debunk the LLTP myth. It has nothing to do with actual networking, it just allows Vista to show XP computers in it's "eye candy" Network Map. It has no effect on any networking issues.
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