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Windows 7: w.7 cannot access xp on home network


23 May 2011   #1

vista xp w7
 
 
w.7 cannot access xp on home network

my home network w.7 desktop and wifi xp laptop were on my home network each could access each others folders via wifi. [no user log in on auto access]

all went wrong this morning on the Windows 7 desktop the network see's the xp lappy but refuses access see administrator. been trying all day and got nowhere.

can anyone give me easy steps to follow please.

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24 May 2011   #2

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

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24 May 2011   #3

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Even if you RUN > IP\C$

192.168.113\C$

or

Set to home network.!!!
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24 May 2011   #4

vista xp w7
 
 

Thanks for replies but still no joy, even tried running windows explorer as administrator but all i get back from the xp laptop is

"you do not have permission to access.....contact your network administrator to requst access"

I am the sole user on both computers, with auto access on bootup.

everything was fine till yesterday havnt a clue whats changed.

everthing in the laptop shows shared even run the shared folder wizard a few times and gone into properties in "my computer" and have the c drive shared.

at a lost, would be grateful for any further help please.
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24 May 2011   #5

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Have you tried setting the Windows 7 machine to home network.
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24 May 2011   #6

vista xp w7
 
 

yes
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24 May 2011   #7

vista xp w7
 
 

got 32bit Windows 7 ultimate on the desktop and xp media centre on the laptop.

all the shares are in place just cannot get passed

"you do not have permission to access.....contact your network administrator to requst access"
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24 May 2011   #8

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Are both PC's password protected ?
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24 May 2011   #9

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 

make sure your security permissions are also configured to allow access to your folders they are different than ur share permissions it will be under a tab called security right beside sharing
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25 May 2011   #10

vista xp w7
 
 

Armoth

cannot find security permissions in the xp laptop can you post easy to follow steps please
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