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Windows 7: Mapping network drives

09 Feb 2010   #1
ffischer1956

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Mapping network drives

I'm having a mapping problem. I have a Windows 2003 server in the workgroup group. My Windows 7 PC is in a domain. I'd like to share files between the domain and workgroup. Most of the time i can't see the Windows 2003 server. When I am able to, it asks for a username and password. I put it in but it says it's invalid. How can I get a PC in a domain to talk to the Server in the workgroup group?


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09 Feb 2010   #2
RedBirdDad

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A PC can't be a member of a Domain and a Workgroup a the same time. They're mutually exclusive.

You should however be able to manually map a drive from the W7 PC. You'll need to use the fully qualified name (FQN)of the share on the server.

One thing you'll need to so is make sure the W7 machine has Network Discovery enabled. Also take a look at Password Protected Sharing, you may need to disable that.
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