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Windows 7 can't see XP

Postby chicagotech » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:59 pm

thank you for the feedback.

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On Dec 12, 1:57 pm, "Bob Lin \(MS-MVP\)" <nore...@chicagotech.net>
wrote:
> Yes, please install LLTD first. It could 3 rd party security software too.
> This post may help too: Windows Vista or 7 doesn't display Windows XP -http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8494&p=13473...
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> Bob Lin, Microsoft-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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> "jmparsons3" <jmparso...@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> >I have installed Win7 into a fresh partition on my laptop. Much of the
> > time I am no longer able to see h XP machines on my office wireless
> > network; I may be able to see them in the morning, but then they will
> > mysteriously disappear.
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> > I can boot into the Vista partition on the same laptop and everything
> > is fine.
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> > I understand that this is a common compatibility problem with Win 7.
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> > It seems that it's related to "Link Layer Topology Discovery" and
> > there is a fix on the Microsoft download site (http://
> >www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4F01A31D-EE46-481E-...).
> > Before I install this on the XP machines, can anyone tell me whether
> > there is any other fix besides this?
>
> > Thanks,
> > Joe Parsons- Hide quoted text -
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> - Show quoted text -

It looks like that did the trick. There are two different patches
available--one for XP SP2 and another for XP SP3. Both seem to work
okay; when I installed them on the XP machines.both miraculously
appeared on my Win 7 machine.

Thanks for your responses.

Joe Parsons
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How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.HowToNetworking.com
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