If you have a Windows Vista computer but you still wish to stay in touch with Windows Xp because, for example, you have an old PC with a lot of files, here is a simple procedure to gain access to your XP computer from your brand new Windows Vista in order to download or see your most precious files. Here is the step-by-step trick:
- From your XP computer: Download and install this software Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) Responder. If it doesn’t work try this other link.
- Install the software on your XP machine. When you have finished with the installation, reboot your computer.
- From your Vista computer: Click Start.
- Click Network.
- On the Address bar type your Windows XP IP Address and hit Enter.
- If you don’t know what IP your Windows XP machine has got, go to your Windows XP computer and Click Start.
- Click Run and type CMD.
- On the Command Prompt, type: ipconfig /all.
- Your IP address will be displayed as the IP Address.
- Back on your Windows Vista computer: After typing the IP of your Windows XP machine you should be able to see all the XP folders. To access such folders just doble click on them.
Tags: trick, Windows Vista, Windows XP
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