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thanks IH-Mitch, Sep 16, 2009 #12 TerryNet Terry Moderator Joined: Mar 23, 2005 Messages: 72,103 You have some version of System Mechanic that does not include a firewall? I'm no network wizard though, so I'm just trying to chase down everything I can. kyle010 View Public Profile Find More Posts by kyle010 13 Apr 2013 #4 chev65 Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, 9,149 posts San Diego Quote: Originally Posted Click on Continue in the UAC prompt. 5. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup-name-vista.html

Sponsored Links #2 (permalink) 04-27-2009 Michael Walraven Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Name Mixed workgroup networks work, the main effect is that it can take MUCH longer I get an network error >>> message when I click on the Apply button. Computers in a workgroup network must all have the same workgroup name in order to join that workgroup. Have you tried adjusting the Lanman server settings on the 8 pro machine?

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/860885 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? To see another computer, regardless of what workgroup it's in, type its name in the Start | Run box preceded by two backslashes. Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Things don't work. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Category Vista Forums Tutorials Workgroup Name Change Workgroup Name Change 28 I have tried to rename the Computer name to MARCUSPC without the hyphen, but it won't let me save that change either. Performance & Maintenance Can't change setting in homegroupIf you can't change the settings in homegroup e.g to stop document sharing, or you can't enable printer sharing then make sure your Windows

So one machine is Windows 8 Pro and the other is Win7 Home Premium? Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. What firewall(s) did you uninstall? Click the button labeled Workgroup.

managed replied Nov 6, 2016 at 4:26 AM Word Association crofty replied Nov 6, 2016 at 4:22 AM Loading... What's interesting is >>> that when I do a Query of the Network computers on the Vista PC, I can >>> navigate to the folders that are shared on the XP Asking for help here for my brother's computer (thanks... Next, you may have to consider SFC to restore any missing/damaged files.

It only allows me to change my computer >name, not the workgroup. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f31/i-cant-change-computer-name-without-changing-workgroup-name-549271.html The time now is 06:52. .

Win Vista ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Piper Resolved HJT Threads 35 01-31-2011 03:09 PM [SOLVED] How do I change output on computer? I have one desktop and one laptop, neither of which are able to interact with the NAS in any way as far as I can tell, except via the NAS utility

Hi, I can't change only computer name. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup-name.html I went through the setup without any problems, created a user account for myself (Lewis), set the system name to TestPC and started installing and testing some software. It only allows me to change my computer >name, not the workgroup. Advertisement Recent Posts Tried to dual boot macbook with...

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, CPU Q9650-4.275GHz, E8600 4.5GHz, E6750-3.8GHz Motherboard Evga 780i FTW Memory G.Skill PC2 9600 Computer noise (Not fans) Lightning/Surge Protectors for DSL I Think I fried Something~It Ain't... JohnWill, Sep 16, 2009 #4 IH-Mitch Thread Starter Joined: Jul 18, 2009 Messages: 106 I tried that and still no luck. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-workgroup.html Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Windows 7: Can't change setting System Properties > network ID setting Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 13 Apr 2013 #1 kyle010 Alberta 8 posts Can't change The problem I'm >>>> having is that I am trying to share a printer that is physically >>>> connected to the XP machine with the Vista PC. >>>> >>>> Even though My problem is I can't share a Printer that's on my Home Network because I can't change the Vista machine's Workgroup name.

I get an network error message...

Michael "Jack" wrote in message news:[email protected] > Michael what does "Start Orb" mean? > > In my previous tries to resolve the problem I did not see a Change Domain C:\Users\Sonnentag>NBTSTAT -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [0.0.0.0] Scope Id: [] No names in cache Wireless Network Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] NetBIOS Local Name Table Name Type Status The problem I'm having is that I am trying to share a printer that is physically connected to the XP machine with the Vista PC. Click on Close. (See screenshot below) NOTE: Notice the new workgroup name. 11.

For >example: > > \\Laptop >-- >Best Wishes, >Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking) > >Please post any reply as a follow-up message in the news group >for everyone to see. Open the Network Connections folder. 2. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-to-workgroup.html This is my challenge. #10 (permalink) 04-29-2009 Noel Paton Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Name On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 14:18:14 -0700, "Jack" wrote: > >"Michael

Attached Thumbnails My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Alberta kyle010 View Public Profile Find More Posts by kyle010 13 Apr 2013 #10 chev65 Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Alberta kyle010 View Public Profile Find More Posts by kyle010 13 Apr 2013 #8 chev65 Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, 9,149 posts See also XPHeads.com , Win7Heads.com and Win8Heads.com.
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Start, All Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt. It sounds to me like a permissions issue. ~hope this helps ~Aaron >-----Original Message----- >Hello, > >Not sure if anyone has run into this, but I can't seem to >change my This is not a problem with my own computer, but with my brother's. Attached Thumbnails My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro, CPU Q9650-4.275GHz, E8600 4.5GHz, E6750-3.8GHz Motherboard Evga 780i FTW Memory

Paste the results in a message here. I have temporarily turned off the > Firewall on both computers, but I get the same network error message. > #3 (permalink) 04-27-2009 Jack Posts: n/a Re: Can't The workgroup name is grayed >out. > >Can anyone help here? > >Thanks, >Aaron >. > Aaron Gobragh Steve Winograd [MVP] Guest Posts: n/a Re: Can't Change Workgroup Posted: 10-04-2003, From there i have a wire running to my desktop running XP pro.

There needs to be a DWORD named LmCompatibilityLevel set to value of 1(one) at HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa 1. Does anyone know what might be causing this? Jack (MS, MVP-Networking) "Jack" wrote in message news:[email protected] > Michael what does "Start Orb" mean? > > In my previous tries to resolve the problem I did not see a Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

NBTSTAT -n IPCONFIG /ALL Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard. Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Steve Winograd [MVP] LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page I have one desktop and one laptop, neither of which are able to interact with the NAS in any way as far as I can tell, except via the NAS utility Open the Start menu.

Vista networking & sharing Where do I change the workgroup name?I went too fast in setting up my new computer and now I have the default workgroup name and I want All devices are on the same Workgroup ("WORKGROUP"), the computers are in the same homegroup, the NAS is, as far as I can tell, setup correctly (including enabling windows file service).