XP Home Network Watch
What do I do to sort it out?
Any help would be appreciated
Ill check thanks
Edit: I've changed the settings but it hasn't worked
If they are on the same workgroup check the IP addresses are being assigned correctly. If you are using a router, this should be assigning IP addresses - so go to network connections (from control panel), select the connection to the network and right click properties, next select internet protocol (TCP/IP) from the window and click properties. It should be set up to obtain IP and DNS automatically.
If you still cannot see the computers, try pinging the IP address (find the ip address of the other computer by clicking on the relevant connection in network connections), to do this open command prompt and type:
where the Xs represent the ip address