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Old 10-14-09, 12:11 AM   #9
Bman212121
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Default Re: Home Network Question

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Originally Posted by technoid View Post
Yeah that info might be nice, sorry

I mentioned it was a FIOS wireless router so I assumed the reader would think G, but assuming is not a good thing. Both wireless routers I talked about were 802.11g.

I just connected to my wife's system using "RUN \\computername" and it took 17 seconds to connect. Before I retired doing the same thing inside Texas Instruments was very fast, probably around a second.
They probably use a WINS server at your work. It's basically the same thing as DNS except for netbios.

I have noticed in the past that going from Vista to XP definitely take a while before it shows up. If I was trying to SMB to another Vista pc it is a lot faster. I'd guess that the hotfix Runningman posted might take care of the issue.
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