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Windows 7: win2000 backup server needs access to win7 pcs

15 Apr 2010   #11

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustyw View Post
Dear CommonTater,

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
But I'd still be on Windows95. ;-)

Thank you for all the effort you put into your reply! You will be rewarded in the after life!

Can't wait to try it! Unfortunately (or fortunately) my wife and I and our two dogs or leaving for our mountain cabin for some needed R&R. When we return in two weeks I'll try what you suggest.

LOL... Take me with you ????

It's been a rough month here too. Enjoy the break!

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02 May 2010   #12

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post
Ok... several problems here...

1) Computer names are limited to 11 characters in length.
2) ...<snip>
Dear CommonTater,

Thank you so much for all the effort you put into helping me! It worked!! Oh10Q10Q10Q!!

Now I've got another problem with my other PCs which I did the same procedure on. There difference is that they only have a C drive. I turned back on 'Share Common Areas' and on one I can get all the way to User/Documents. But I need to get to <User name>/Documents to back those up and I can't do it. On another PC I can't get to it at all... weird weird weird.

I'll start a new thread for the above problem after I try a few more things.

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05 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
Very Nice Post, RusticSpud

Good reading and some common sense stuff I had not considered. I'm going to give this a whirl tonight to try to ease the XP/Win7 networking fiasco.

Thx for the ilumination.
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23 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7
This worked! I was so excited, I forgot to thank you!

Better late than never. :-)
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