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Windows 7: Unable to map to a shared network folder Windows 7

10 Nov 2012   #11
blarp1

Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

After staring at the PC and the Laptop this morning, I finally realized they had the same computer name. Renamed the Laptop to PC2 and could now see both of the systems and all was well, sort of. First attempt to access PC from PC2 brought up a password dialog box. I knew I had turned off password protection on both machines and was able to access PC2 from PC, but not the other way around. After some time and frustration, I rebooted PC2 (Laptop) and now I had access to PC. The dialog box went away after the reboot. No idea what happened, but it was for the best and all is back to the way it was with the old XP laptop. Thanks for all of your suggestions and time. I appreciate the effort.


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10 Nov 2012   #12
blarp1

Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks again!
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10 Nov 2012   #13
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Sure thing. Glad you got it going.
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