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Windows 7: Problem with networking between windows 7 and xp

13 Nov 2009   #1
hno2005

 
 
Problem with networking between windows 7 and xp

HI
I have a lan network between two computer and one of them has windows xp running and the other one has windows 7.I didn't have problem with xp but in 7 when I go to network and want to open the shared drive on the other computer it shows me a new window and it says Enter network password .This problem isn't with xp.
What is the problem?

Thanks


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13 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hno2005 View Post
HI
I have a lan network between two computer and one of them has windows xp running and the other one has windows 7.I didn't have problem with xp but in 7 when I go to network and want to open the shared drive on the other computer it shows me a new window and it says Enter network password .This problem isn't with xp.
What is the problem?

Thanks
Hi and welcome

I susppect you are using hoegroup for networking in win 7. when you first set up homegroup it created a password for you. You can find out what it is by going into the homegrope control panel. And just to make networking a bit easier, I would suggest you ise workgroup. If you are using workgroup you can disable IPv6 in networking and sharing.

hope this helps

Ken J
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13 Nov 2009   #3
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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13 Nov 2009   #4
hno2005

 
 

HI
Thanks for your reply.I remove homegroup and just installed a workgroup and also disabled ipv6 but I still have that problem and when I go to network and open the other computer (xp)It shoes me that window again.
How shoul I remove that window because I cann't login to it?

Thanks
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