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Windows 7: Finding network passwords - not for router


11 May 2012   #1
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 
Finding network passwords - not for router

I'm sure the explanation is on the site but can't find it.

A friend bought a new computer Win7 and his wife also has a Win7 computer.

I had them "seeing" each others files/folders when clicking on "Network" in Windows Explorer.

When I installed the new computer it asked me for her "Network" password. (Not "Home group" and not wireless)

I don't know how to find her password and also his.


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12 May 2012   #2
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Found this:

Control Panel
Change advanced sharing settings
Turnoff password protected sharing

but I'll have to get LogMeIn enabled or get to their house to test it.
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12 May 2012   #3
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Did the above and "shared" folders with Full permission and got all but one folder working. Good enough for now.
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14 May 2012   #4
thewolfe

Windows 7
 
 

Is there a way of "legally" getting their Usernames and passwords?
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