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Windows 7: Trying to access hidden share

01 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Trying to access hidden share

well everytime i need to enter a password it say incorrect loging

am using windows 7 and trying out the hidden share feature, i try to use \\nameofpc\c$ and then the login things pops out and i enter username and password and then it tells me incorrect login, access denied.

i think this something else besides having default share on. I do have same username and password in both computers and in the same workgroup both windows 7

same thing when accessing my virtual drive it ask me for creditials and tells me incorrect when i have the same password and username on my virtualpc windows 7 computer.

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02 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium

i found that administrative shares only work in a domain
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16 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
To Enable Hidden Administator Share on Windows 7

First of all, you need to have File and Printer Sharing enabled. And the way to do that has once again been changed:
  1. Open the control panel.
  2. Go to Network and Internet.
  3. Go to Network and Sharing Center.
  4. In the left column, click on Change advanced sharing settings.
  5. There are two profiles. You probably donít want this on when youíre on a public network so open Home or Work.
  6. Under the header File and Printer sharing, select the Turn onÖ option.
And now your administrative shares still donít work Youíve just completed step 1 which implies thereís at least a step 2 and here it is: you also need to change the registry.
  1. Click on the orb (= the round button with the Windows logo in the taskbar) and type regedit in the search box.
  2. Open the registry editor.
  3. Navigate all the way to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System.
  4. Right-click in the pane on the right side and add a new DWORD (32-bit).
  5. Give the new setting the name LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy.
  6. Double click on that setting and give it a value of 1.
Itís probably wise to reboot after doing this, although it might not be needed. Iím not sure if it works straight away because I rebooted without trying.

Here is a link if you want to know more on hidden Admin share:
Windows 7 Ė The $admin share | Remote Administration For Windows
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