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Windows 7: Networking Password Issue

21 Feb 2010   #1
kriemer

Win 7
 
 
Networking Password Issue

I have Win7 and WinXP on my small home network. None of the machines have passwords (yes I know it's an insecure practice). When trying to connect to to the Win7 computer a window comes up requesting my username and password. Password protected sharing is turned off.

I can connect to the Win7 machine from WinXP machine without a problem.

Any suggestions?

Regards


k


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21 Feb 2010   #2
vegaxobscura

windows 7
 
 

Easiest way would just be to give the machines usernames and passwords. Then give those accounts sharing accessibility, and security accessibility.

If not you could give guest access to those shares.
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21 Feb 2010   #3
kriemer

Win 7
 
 

OK I guess I can fix the problem by adding passwords, but isn't turning off "Password protected sharing" supposed to make that unnecessary?

k
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