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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ultimate, can not access network shares

13 Oct 2009   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Do you have Windows Firewall enabled? If not, enable it and see if sharing works now. Also, make sure your work"groups" are all the same name.

I had a heck of a time trying to share my printer from Win7 to XP home and Vista .... I have Avira firewall and disabled Windows firewall (on all machines). I re-enabled Windows firewall and it worked!

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15 Oct 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thanks, I will check that. I have the Windows firewall disabled as I am running a McAfee firewall.
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16 Oct 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Office Live add-in?

You didn't by chance install the Office Live add-in did you? If so try uninstalling the Live ID authentication piece of it.

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18 Oct 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate

I will check, I don't think I did, but I will look. Thanks
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 Windows 7 Ultimate, can not access network shares

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