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Loss Of Workgroup Folder


I have 2 machines at home:win7 ultimate 64 bit, which shares a folder win xp 32 bit, client machine they join the same workgroup tom. Xp box can open the shared folder. After a few hibernation of the win 7 box, xp box can no longer access the folder or the workgroup. Win 7 box can access the group but the xp box is not there. Rebooting of win 7 box solves the problem. Any way to troubleshoot?

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