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And I'm gonna tell you how I'm setup! Modem to Router, Router to Computer, Router to Laptop, the workgroup name is MSHOME, I cannot see anything right now because it says "Limited or No Activity" however, I have gotten it to half-work before, on my computer I could see both computers, while my laptop could only see it's own, please help!

Well, as I try to fix it, I lose access to internet with my computer, I'm not sure why either, I still have access here...so it's nothing to do with the router, maybe with how I setup the Local Area Connection?

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Can you ping the other computers? You might also want DNS enabled, although this won't fix the problem.

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Ehhh...they both are using the same IP as they are both connected to the same router, both has internet, and when I was able to see the laptop, and I tried to open it, it would say that I didn't have the correct rights! And I am using ZoneAlarm FREE so I think that might have something to do with it, 'cause when I did see hers, it said the firewall had blocked. And right now I'm on a different PC so I don't know my IP, oh wow, I just typed all that like I was possesed :S

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they both are using the same IP as they are both connected to the same router

If 2 computers have the same IP address, there's no way it's going to work! Did you type in "ipconfig" in the MS-DOS prompt of both computers, and see what came up? Post that here.

Oh and you should also try (temporarily) disabling the firewall.

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