×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Mapping drives via wireless/access point

Mapping drives via wireless/access point

Mapping drives via wireless/access point

(OP)
Hi all. My current home network consist of Linksys 4-port wired router and Belkin access point which my cable modem is connected to the router. I have one desktop and 3 laptops that access the internet thru the access point.  I'm attempting to map a drive from a laptop to another laptop or the desktop but not successful.  Can anyone here tell me the proper way of mapping via a access point?  Thanks.

RE: Mapping drives via wireless/access point

To my knowledge, mapping a drive through an access point is the same as accessing through a wired connection. Can the computers see each other? If so, then go to my computer/tools/map network drive. Assign it a drive letter, then browse to my network places/entire network/microsoft windows network then select the drive. Also, sharing will have to be enabled on specific files/folders on the computer hosting the file. Hope this helps.

RE: Mapping drives via wireless/access point

In case you still need an answer...

Is "AP Isolation" enabled on your access point?

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close