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Windows 7: Networking issues accessing shared folders on XP

07 Nov 2013   #1

Networking issues accessing shared folders on XP

Hi all,

I am having issues accessing shared folders on other machines, specifically XP, there is no password on the folder, but from Windows 7 on my PC it is saying that it requires a password to access it.

From any other version of windows it just lets me access it.

I made sure that Discovery is ON, password sharing is off, as well as the other settings being changed in the advanced network settings for the network.

I do NOT use HOMEGROUP(s).

What is it that can cause this? How can I remedy it?


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