Click on the 'My Computer' option to define what resources will be shared to other computers (Clients) that will connect to the server. To share the contents of the hard drive, right click on it and choose the Sharing and Security option of the context menu. Check the 'Share this folder' on the network option so that Client machines can access it.
What does "cannot connect to server" mean? It means literally that. You computer cannot communicate with the server/computer in question and the reasons are varied and hard to guess without troubleshooting. Your internet connection could be down. In order to share a printer in the network, connect the printer cable either to a computer that is connected to the network or to a network hub. If you connect your printer to a computer through a USB connection, Windows automatically detects the printer and adds it to the list of available printers. Failed routers and modems normally cannot power on at all or else generate errors related to the underlying network connection itself. If you connect to the router using a wired Ethernet port , try moving the Ethernet cable to use a different port instead. Both PC's appear in the network but I can't connect to it on one PC but I can connect with it in my other PC. The settings for sharing are exactly the same on both PCs. Everything I have read so far and it's a lot, I've tried. HElP!
What does "cannot connect to server" mean? It means literally that. You computer cannot communicate with the server/computer in question and the reasons are varied and hard to guess without troubleshooting. Your internet connection could be down.
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While many issues can cause a "failure to connect" a client machine to your server, some laptops have a specific issues. Check that your laptop is not set on a high performance power plan. Simply resetting the power plan to default will improve performance while connected to the LabTutor Server. Other common issues include antivirus and custom privacy or security settings.
To connect to a remote computer, select File, and then select Connect Network Registry. In the Select Computer dialog box, enter the name of the remote computer, select Check Names, and then select OK. Open the registry and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\