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Shared Folder Access Problems

by 4maness / April 12, 2006 6:03 PM PDT

I have set up a home network with 4 comps witch all communicate well. The problem is on one I'm running XP Pro (all others are Home) and when I access that computer over the network I am prompted for a username and password.

I have added the Everyone group and the Network group to the shares and even the Anonymous group with no success. I have also edited the group policy for the computer and allowed blank password logins.

Im stumped, can anyone shed any light.
Note: Shares work fine by providing any Username and Password for a local account on the XP Pro Comp

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Everyone is "everyone with an account".
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 12, 2006 8:56 PM PDT

It's not a guest login...


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Add users
by baledor / April 14, 2006 1:13 AM PDT

You are going to have to add each user account from the three PCs to the Windows Pro machine and make sure that they have rights to the files you want. Unless you happen to use the same login on all three PCs. Might be easiest to make them admin accounts unless this is too risky on your network.

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Works like a Charm
by 4maness / April 17, 2006 9:47 PM PDT
In reply to: Add users

Cheers for the help, all works great now

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