I am running Windows XP Professional on my main computer and Windows 98SE on a laptop. The two are connected via crossover cable.
My cable Internet is shared between the two fine, the laptop can browse the Internet with no problems. Both computers can also ping each other with no problems.
The problem I am having is that neither computer see's the other in My Network Places/Network Neighbourhood. The LAN connection is set up as follows:
Client for MS Networks
File and Printer Sharing
TCP/IP (Set to manually assigned IP's. The XP machine is 192.168.0.1 and the laptop is 192.168.0.2 - Subnet of 255.255.255.0)
NetBIOS over TCP/IP has been enabled.
Both computers have at least one folder and printer set as shared on their hard drives and I have created matching usernames for each computer (i.e. XP username and password created on Win98 machine and vice versa).
When a run a 'NET VIEW' from the Command prompt on the XP machine, all I see is the XP computer.
I'm not sure what I am forgetting in this set up .. I even tried installing NetBEUI (from XP CD) but I still didn't get anywhere.
Can anyone advise?