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How to network Windows Vista and Windows XP? Answered

OK, I have (for now) 
2 Windows Vista Laptops (wireless)
2 windows xp laptops (wired)
3 Windows XP desktops (wired)
3 Windows CE compaq evo thin clients (wired) ((not necessairly important))

Well I want to network these in an file sharing fashion, so I can share media, files and printers. I am using a 8 port Netgear hub and a Linksys Wrt54GS version 7 (I think) that are bursting at the seams. Unfortuatley  my Vista laptops refuse to join my network, I have tried to make a netowrk disk from my XP computers and transfer it to my laptops but with no avail.
Any help would be appreciated (with the exception of DAMN U HAVE ALOT OF COMPUTERS, that gets alittle tiring)


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Best Answer 11 years ago

It would be easier to work out if you take everything off and just work with two computers.  When you have them working then add one.  If that works add another.  If you try them all at once you don't know where the problem lies.