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Windows XP Professional

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by birddl, Nov 29, 2001.

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  1. birddl

    birddl Thread Starter

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    I have upgraded to windows xp and I am unable to see my network connections when I click on my computer and look at the network drives section. I am connected to the network though. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Rockn

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    Network shares will not show up until you either map them manually or they are mapped from a login script. Try the Net use staement in a DOS window.
     
  3. angel

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    Actually, you can install Netbeui and they will appear. Although Microsoft doesn't technically support it anymore, it is included on your XP cd at \VALUEADD\MSFT\NET\NETBEUI along with a readme file.
     
  4. Del

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    Angel is right. I have 3 machines on a network and installed netbeui and can communicate fine. Just have to follow Angel's advise.
    Del
     
  5. birddl

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    The only problem is after I copied the files from the CD, the readme file tells me to use the install button in network connections but when I open network connections it is blank, I can't see an install button
     
  6. angel

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    Right-click on your LAN connection and choose Properties.
     
  7. birddl

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    that is the problem...when you right click on it there is nothing there....the entire box is empty, lan connections does not show up
     
  8. Del

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    Try going to Start> Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections then Click on Network Connections.
    You should see your LAN connections in there unless the operating system isn't recognizing your Ethernet adapter.
    Del
     
  9. birddl

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    thanks, that worked.
     
  10. angel

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    Good to hear!
     
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