Just noticed you posted before me, ignore my post below I will set system back to what you suggested and disable XP firewall
I'm assuming that there is only one place for firewall setting and thats in PCC
I choose Security and under "Setup your personal firewall" I note checkbox is already ticked to allow
everything ...no firewall.
does that apply to LAN
one thing I tried whilst waiting for your reply was to set only "preferred master to no and the others yes. With security set to share
I get my workgroup appear i Dolphin , but when I click on it to view shares I get an "Authorization Dialog" request popup. None of my passwords work however