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It may be difficult for your Windows Vista PCs to find your Windows XP PCs, and vice versa. On the network connection's properties dialog (see Figure 1) you want to make sure the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks and Client for Microsoft Networks protocols are enabled. In the Workgroup box, type in the name of your Windows Vista network name. Put a check mark in the Share this folder box, same as with Windows XP Professional, choose Permissions and select the access permissions for this folder as appropriate. "Read" gives the
Windows XP Home PCs automatically use MSHOME as their workgroup name; Windows Vista PCs use WORKGROUP as their workgroup name. And the Windows Vista Network Map -- which may be the best networking feature Microsoft has ever introduced into Windows -- won't work properly with XP PCs. Your home network router is connected to a high-speed Internet connection (via a broadband modem) that it is sharing with the computers attached to it (see Figure 11.2). Please try again later.