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Connect to Win2000 printer

by e2sam / March 30, 2009 8:34 AM PDT

When I connect to a network printer which is run under Windows 2000. I have to login to the network first. Although I checked the remember me at the login box, after I reboot my Vista, I need to login again.
My another computer is Windows XP, it don't have to do the login again and again.
How can I fix it?

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Not much new here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2009 12:06 AM PDT

Tell me about how you made sure the accounts allow for this.

That is, your login for Vista is "what" and "what" has an account on Windows 2000, etc.

Be detailed. No new networking rules changed here but sometimes I find people that forgot the rules.
Bob

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Connecting to network printer
by e2sam / March 31, 2009 6:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Not much new here.

"4L" is a power user at Windows 2000 and no password was defined .

The Vista computer was login as "FL". To print to the network printer, I login with "4L" and check "remember my password". After then no login is required until reboot.

The XP computer do not need to login. To print to the network printer, I login with "4L" and check "remember my password". After then, no login is required until now after many many reboot.

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That makes sense
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2009 10:11 AM PDT

Since you don't have a matching account (4L and FL) then all is as it should be. I'd consider aligning the account names, passwords. But then again some want to not do that.
Bob

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