Is the Workgroup the same name...Y/N
Same Operating system...Y/N...not necessary but makes it easier.
Those are the basics for netwroking a computer.
These instructions are for Windows XP
On his computer, right click the folder on the menu select sharing.
Click yes to share. Windows will ask you about security...just share.
Then on your computer, Open my computer on the left side select my network it should show up. If not, on the file menu select refresh.
If nothing, up folder to workgroup and double click that. That should do it. If not, check the above list again.
Other OS...ask again being more specific.
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