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Windows 7: XP Share folder problems

09 Feb 2009   #1

XP Share folder problems

I have 3 machines

1/ windows xp with sp3 sharing a folder out
2/ i can access the XP shared folder fine from a windows 7 64 bit version
3/ but i can't access the XP shared folder from a windows 7 32 bit version

xp shared folder has everyone permission set to read/write.
Would like to solve this mystery.

Thank you.

Forgot to mention the error, when accessing the xp shared folder from 64-bit version it would request for user name and password, i used the xp user id and password to login ok.
but the password and user id were rejected as invalid when accessing the shared drive from the Windows 7 32-bit version.

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09 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu


Do you have an Identical user on both the x64 and x32 windows 7 as the users sharing the folder on WinXP?

that should help
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09 Feb 2009   #3


Yes, I do. Both on the XP and Windows 7.
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10 Feb 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86

I have a similar problem. Please see
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