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Windows 7: Win7 Win Xp connect problem

21 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Win7 Win Xp connect problem

Let me start with my rant. It is hard to believe in this day and age that there are still so many problems connecting Windows in a simple network. Good night I had less trouble connect Win 3.1 computers.

I have a brand new Win 7 64 Dell that I just bought and am trying to connect to my WinXP professional computer and am going crazy.

I can find the Win7 computer on the WinXP search for networks but when I try to connect I get the error message

"\\frontoffice-pc\c is not accessible. You might not have permission to ise this network resource. Contact bla bla. Access is denied."

Any help appreciated on how to fix this

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21 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

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21 Jul 2011   #3


\\frontoffice-pc\c$ (don't forget the dollar sign for the admin share)
... Unless you have a folder called "C" shared somewhere?

You'll also be prompted for a username and password. I will assume your using the Administrator account to gain access. Your login will look simliar to this: frontoffice-pc\Administrator (with the local administrator password)
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21 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate, Vista Ultimate, XPSP3

It is all in the way you set Home Group up.
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