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Windows 7: Requiring user name\password when accessing a machine over the network

13 Nov 2013   #11
Jamal NUMAN

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I would think that removing the credentials for each client would force them to type in the credentials each time because the Local Security Policy should prevent your machine from saving those credentials. Not sure as I've not tested this out myself

There are other ways to keep clients from accessing shares by setting up a Homegroup then keeping the restricted access clients from joining the Homegroup. I can give more details on this if you want to go that route.

Thank you chev65 for the help.

But how come that the “Turn on password protected sharing” is checked while other users still can access the machine

Best

Jamal
Did you try removing the saved credentials from the Credential Manager in the Control Panel?

I believe the Local Security Policy does work to keep Windows from saving credentials but if they are already saved then it may be required to remove them manually.

Thanks chev65,

I did remove credentials. Please have a look on post #5

Best

Jamal


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