You need to create what's known as a Workgroup. You can then share printers and files between both computers.
hi to all
can someone help with this please. how to network my xp home edtion laptop with my xp pro desktop computer
my both computer are on workgroup name is 2mshome" I have a desktop with XP home Edition and a laptop with XP Pro. The diagram below describes my network connection.
Internet<-->DSL modem<-->Hub<-->XP Home Edition
Access Point Router
Either one of my computer can see each other.
Last edited by tabby1039; 5th August 2008 at 05:43 PM.
What do you want to share between both computers?
Oops_my_bad (7th August 2008)
I thought you couldn't do this with XP home, only XP pro?
That's incorrect, you can join a workgroup in XP Home and share files and printers.I thought you couldn't do this with XP home, only XP pro?
With XP Pro you can join a workgroup or a domain.
Only limitations on a workgroup are the maximum of 5 connections for an xp home and 10 for pro.
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