Microsoft® Windows® 7 File Sharing with Microsoft® Windows® XP®
What is file sharing in Windows 7 Operating System? What are the common problems that may arise while sharing files with Windows XP?
File sharing software is designed to allow users to download or upload files from other users. Windows 7 makes the easiest way to share documents, photos, music and other files with people at home and to create a home group. File sharing is very easy with Windows XP. For users who are not sure with file sharing and network discovery, you can follow these steps ;firstly make sure that you are connected your local network before you proceed. Then go back to the’ Network and Sharing center’ window and to check the network location. To share the folders, right click and navigate to ‘Properties’, click on ‘share button on the sharing tab.’Now folder will be shared on your network.
Following details discuss about the common problems that may arise while sharing the files with Windows XP.
- Adobe Acrobat crashing
- Black screen
- Tips to resolve
Adobe Acrobat crashing
It is one of the problems faced by the web users while sharing the file with Windows XP. As there are, many web users that experience Acrobat crash in their browsers, while accessing.pdf documents. In order to fix Acrobat crashing graphics problem, you should follow these steps; firstly, close all browser windows, go to start and programs and to click Acrobat reader, pull down edit menu and select preferences. Select page display from category, uncheck “use 2D graphics acceleration box.
You may experience black screen when trying to load Windows 7, it is one of the problem while sharing the files. Problem with video card hardware is the common reason. The lack of information when a black screen error occurs can make difficult to troubleshoot. The other reasons of this problem are errors in the windows registry and presence of some malware.
There are so many troubleshooting steps which will help to resolve the issues related with file sharing. On a peer to peer Windows network, your computer must have a unique name. Name each computer correctly to ensure the file sharing. TCP/IP is the best network protocol for basic file sharing with Windows. In order to set up the correct file sharing, your computer must have correct IP address and Internet connection firewall must be disabled.