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Windows 7: Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home

16 Sep 2015   #71
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

I've just noticed that the group 'HomeUsers' is not listed on the NTFS permissions of C:\, which is the share of 'WebMain C'. Ozstar, are you able to access the 'WebMain-Audio', WebMain-Graphics, or 'WebMain-Internet' shares (which connect to drives J, L, and F respectively)?


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16 Sep 2015   #72
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Yes all 4 say WORKGROUP including Webmain.
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16 Sep 2015   #73
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Ok, I know you have told us the passwords are the same, so please bear with me

Are you being asked a password while logging in to Webmain? And regardless reset the password on Webmain to the your regular password. CTRL ALT DEL - reset - enter your usual password.
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16 Sep 2015   #74
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

On each box as soon as I touch nthe WEBMAIN name in the Explorer tree, I get the panel so cannot see any of those or other drives.

All other boxes cannect to each other without any trouble and Webmain connect out to all others with no trouble.

Not sure whether this is relevent or notn but I can ping without problem from Lenovo2 192.168.0.13 which is Webmain.
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16 Sep 2015   #75
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Yes I have reset the pasword on Webmain and also Lenovo2 and still get the same panel as soon as I touch the name WEBMAIN in the Network Explorer tree.
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16 Sep 2015   #76
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ozstar View Post
Yes all 4 say WORKGROUP including Webmain.
Looking at the System pane isn't going to tell you whether you're connected to a HomeGroup or not. Follow the steps under the "Find out if your PC belongs to a homegroup" section here, and make sure WebMain is part of the HomeGroup.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ozstar View Post
On each box as soon as I touch nthe WEBMAIN name in the Explorer tree, I get the panel so cannot see any of those or other drives.
Unless it's an admin share, I never get prompted for credentials when clicking on a remote computer in Explorer. I'm starting to wonder if there's an option under the Advanced sharing settings pane that is amiss. Would you be able to take a screenshot of all settings in that pane?
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16 Sep 2015   #77
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

To see if anything happened, turned OFF password needed in Advanced Sharing.

I could now access Webmain drives from the other boxes, and whilst I could see all drives, got the 'No Access' when touching.

I can get to Users in Webmain.



Later.. Will take the screenshot now..
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16 Sep 2015   #78
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

When you disable Password Protected sharing, you get access as a Guest, then need Everyone permission. Verify this by opening the Sessions (Computer - properties - Shared Folders) when you are browsing Webmain root share.

Maybe check these settings? (run gpedit.msc - only Pro/Ultimate and Enterprise Editions of Windows 7)
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16 Sep 2015   #79
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

This is Advanced Sharing Page.. Bottom does not show..

'Allow Windows to manager is Enabled'.

I will look at Policies now...


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16 Sep 2015   #80
ozstar

Win 7 Pro 32 and 64 versions
 
 

Here is the result.. Local Group Policy


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