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Windows 7: Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]

02 Jan 2014   #1
saffat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]

hello,

I am using Windows 7 64bit. I have another XP machine in my LAN. Windows 7 can see the Xp machine in the network tab. But when I try to access it, it prompts for a user name and password.

I've tried setting up a password in my XP machine. Still when i try to connect to the xp machine from 7, i get window prompting for password.

I've been seen different threads but still no luck.

Thanks in advanced


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02 Jan 2014   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Please post a screenshot of that message.
Can you enter a valid win7 username and password there? What response do you get then?
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02 Jan 2014   #3
saffat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]-1.png

Here is the screenshot. [Ps. its a windows 8 theme]

I have turned of "password protected file sharing" in control panel


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02 Jan 2014   #4
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saffat View Post
Attachment 299964

Here is the screenshot. [Ps. its a windows 8 theme]

I have turned of "password protected file sharing" in control panel
answer #2
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02 Jan 2014   #5
saffat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks very much for the reply

I have no password for my user account in windows 7. So I put my usename "saffat" and kept the password blank. Then this happens
Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]-capture.png


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02 Jan 2014   #6
Kaktussoft

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You entered Saffat as username (I think). That defaults to PLABON-PC\Saffat.

It's PABLON-Laptop where you should logon!!
so fill in:
user: PABLON-Laptop\aUserThatExistsOnPABLON-Laptop
The password of that user.
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02 Jan 2014   #7
saffat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

SO my laptops user name is "Plabon". i've entered it and it has no password so i've kept it blank. Still no connection

Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]-capture.png


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02 Jan 2014   #8
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

user: PABLON-Laptop\aUserThatExistsOnPABLON-Laptop
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02 Jan 2014   #9
saffat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well, I've entered "PLABON-LAPTOP/PLABON" and then this comes up
Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]-capture.png


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02 Jan 2014   #10
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saffat View Post
Well, I've entered "PLABON-LAPTOP/PLABON" and then this comes up
Attachment 299970
It's on all your screenshots! It's in all my posts as well! USE A BACKSLASH!
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