How to connect laptop (vista) with pc (XP) using cross cable.?

I have a laptop(vista premium) and a PC(windows xp).i connected them using cross cable and given static IP address(TCP/IP ver 4.0). From laptop i can connect to PC and ping also. but from pc I can not connect or ping laptop. I have also used Netbios protocol over TCPIP, stilll no solution. can anybody help? how to... show more I have a laptop(vista premium) and a PC(windows xp).i connected them using cross cable and given static IP address(TCP/IP ver 4.0). From laptop i can connect to PC and ping also. but from pc I can not connect or ping laptop. I have also
used Netbios protocol over TCPIP, stilll no solution. can anybody help? how to use or set TCP/IP ver 6.0 ?
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