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23 Sep 2009   #1

Windows7 X64 RC version 6.1.7100 build 7100
 
 
Windows 7 File share security

Ok my question is this, I am not one for the Home Groups or things like that and I don't use simple file sharing. I am Using Windows 7 RC build 7100. I also Have the same thing running on a very old laptop. now I have set up all the security and permissions in the advanced Security Settings and permissions for the File I am sharing that is on my Desktop PC, I use the same user-name and password for both my laptop and desktop. Windows has the in my opinion annoying auto authenticate for a system trying to connect that has the same user-name/Password. I hate this, I have spent a while pouring through the Local Security Policy, and other setting looking for a way to turn off that auto authenticate but I just cant find it.

does anyone know how to turn that off? other than changing my user-name and PW on one machine, I like having to always type the user-name and pw i do not like the auto authentication when using the same User-name and PW on two systems.

any help would be appreciated.

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23 Sep 2009   #2

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

I'm curious, what is the issue with auto authentication? Does someone else use your computer logged in under your username?
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23 Sep 2009   #3

Windows7 X64 RC version 6.1.7100 build 7100
 
 

no most my systems are rather locked down, and no one uses them. im just a stick in the mud with auto authentication. I don't like it doing it for me I would rather do it myself. lol.

a little crazy maybe, but I just don't like the computer deciding that I can have access with out having to put in the User-name and PW.
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23 Sep 2009   #4

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

It's an interesting question but unfortunately one I don't have the answer to.

When it comes to file sharing authentication (I think it's called NTLM), Windows has always seemed to want to do this automatically... I agree that it would be nice to have an option to disable it.

Perhaps someone else knows the way.
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23 Sep 2009   #5

Windows7 X64 RC version 6.1.7100 build 7100
 
 

NTLM...hmmm well Ill keep looking, ya I dont like how Microsoft thinks we cant handle it our selves heh.

as I recall I was doing it On my xp system but I don't remember all the settings I had.
then again XP was so dumbed down, you actually had to know a dew things if you were using XP PRO.

ok well thanks for your answers ill keep looking into it see what I can find. thx a ton
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