Workgroup laptop connnect to a Domain laptop RRS feed

  • Question

  • scenario:

    i have 2 laptops - Laptop1 and Laptop2. Laptop1 is part of my company domain. Laptop2 is configured with the standard workgroup settings. Both laptops acquire auto assign IPs from my wireless router. both laptops can ping each other. laptop1 can connect and access laptop2 and access shared folders, while laptop2 cannot though it can ping laptop1.

    laptop1 on XP Pro SP3 ; laptop2 on XP Pro SP2

    what could be the possible cause? thanks.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010 12:32 PM

All replies

  • Have you tried using "connect as" using a domain account that has the correct rights?
    Friday, November 26, 2010 8:03 AM
  • Hi,
    Try to desactivate the firewall on laptop1. Or, allow icmp in firewall settings on laptop1.

    Best Regards Don't forget to mark it as answer if it helps
    Friday, November 26, 2010 8:18 AM