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Windows 7: Saving to network?

15 Nov 2009   #1
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Saving to network?

Hi all, I was wanting to save a back up of my complete drive on my other pc using my network....thing is all starts ok, then asks me for a password!!! i haven't set up a password on either pc, there both running windows 7, and I have turned ask for password off on each pc..any ideas on this?
Many thanks


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15 Nov 2009   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

... sorry, so you mean to say it only ask for a password and not user id AND password?
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15 Nov 2009   #3
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

it's asking for network credentials, then user name and password.
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15 Nov 2009   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Have you tried putting in the userid and password of the other computer? The one you use to log onto it normally?

I'm not certain that sharing through W7 Homegroup could be used in your way. Either that or you may need to do add a mapp drive through your Explorer before hand.
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16 Nov 2009   #5
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I haven't got a log on or password for either pc...do you think i will need to create one for each pc?
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16 Nov 2009   #6
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blade1 View Post
I haven't got a log on or password for either pc...do you think i will need to create one for each pc?
I'm gonna forget what i just read.....but yeh would be a good idea to do so.
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16 Nov 2009   #7
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Only a home user, not really any need for a password....nothing to hide from the missus lol
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17 Nov 2009   #8
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Please try creating a user account, and use it as your credential. Let me know how that go.
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17 Nov 2009   #9
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for your help....will do.
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18 Nov 2009   #10
blade1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Created password on both pc's, back up was successful.
Thanks for your help.
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