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    Vista & Networking (or lack thereof)


    Ran Vista for the first time this week.

    At first I could see all of the other windows computers on our network, no problems at all.

    Then after some configuring, installing of applications (Including Norton Internet Security) I found I could only see one other computer on the network. Coincidently the only other Vista machine.

    With much production work to do I have resorted to using a USB drive to access the other machines for now. I would like to look into this further, but for now I have to focus on other issues, has anyone had the same problem? If so I would love to hear about it and any possible solutions.

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    I've not had any problem like what you've got

    I have a vista pc and it can see the XP machines fine

    If it started after installing norton and norton has a firewall then check its settings (or/and any other firewalls installed)

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    This is a common problem where vista machines cannot see XP machines on a network. Microsoft released a patch to add the "missing" layer to pre-XP machines. The solution is to download the Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) Responder and install it on all XP machines within the network.

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    Sounds to me like you haven't configured the firewall properly when you installed Norton Internet Security.
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