Windows Legacy OS forum

Question

XP User Can't Access Network Shared File

Hello,

I am running a network with all XP machines. They are all in the same workgroup. I have a shared Sage Act database on BoxA.

On BoxB, when I am logged in using the Administrator account, I am able to access the database file.

However, on BoxB when I am logged in as User1, an account which has administrator access, I am NOT able to access to database file. How can I access the database file as User1?

Please advise, thanks in advance!

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: XP User Can't Access Network Shared File
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: XP User Can't Access Network Shared File
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Clarification Request
(NT) Is there a User1 account on the server?

In reply to: XP User Can't Access Network Shared File

Collapse -
No

In reply to: Is there a User1 account on the server?

No there is not.

I have one server (BoxA) and need two clients to be able to access it: BoxB and BoxC.

Collapse -
Then remember the basics.

In reply to: No

Since the server does not know who that user is, it should deny access.

And I don't write or encourage the guest access mode. Too dangerous but for those that can't find any other way. Why not?

Recap. If I can't go to the server and get to the login box and type in User1 for the name, I have no right to access anything.
Bob

Collapse -
Re: account

In reply to: No

What happens if you make a User1 account on BoxA? Be sure it can access the database locally.

Kees

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.