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Windows 7: File Sharing Win 7/Vista/XP

24 Nov 2009   #11
ketlord

windows 7
 
 

Thanks to all....

Bkaye2 Can you plz explain that how did u use the pswed /user combination....
how do u setup same username password.....???

More I can access files from xp but i cant access from 7...they are connected over Linksys router.....
at first i could not access xp but then i changes one option in adv options besides the password removal.....;homegroup connections....

i also added everyone....but dont know ...wts the problem.

By the way in vista it was not that difficult i had the access easily...... but now....

errrr...

Regards


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24 Nov 2009   #12
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ketlord View Post
Thanks to all....

Bkaye2 Can you plz explain that how did u use the pswed /user combination....
how do u setup same username password.....???

More I can access files from xp but i cant access from 7...they are connected over Linksys router.....
at first i could not access xp but then i changes one option in adv options besides the password removal.....;homegroup connections....

i also added everyone....but dont know ...wts the problem.

By the way in vista it was not that difficult i had the access easily...... but now....

errrr...

Regards
Have you read this yet?

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
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24 Nov 2009   #13
bkaye2

win 7
 
 

I saw the link after I solved my problem, so I didn't bother to follow it....

What I suggest....

Make sure all three PCs are set up with the same Work Group....I set them up as WORKGROUP...from what I read, HOMEGROUP is very specific and can only be used by Win 7...not XP.

Don't know if you use passwords, but I didn't on any of my PCs....I set up a same named User(from the Control Panel) on all computers with the same Password. Then, as a test, sign on to both PCs with this new logon....if I'm right, you shud be able to browse the Win 7 PC from XP as well as XP from Win 7...

If this works, logoff the XP computer and then logon using a different user...when you go to browse the Win 7 PC, you shud be prompted for a User/Password combination. Enter the ID and Password of the new User. You shud be then be able to browse the shares on the Win 7 PC....

Hope it works....
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25 Nov 2009   #14
ketlord

windows 7
 
 

I have opened that microsoft article but its lengthy to read....lols

sorry i was wrong in explaining ....

I can access files from xp computer but i cannot access from windows 7

at first i could not see xp but then i changed the options.

password is offf and i cannot setup homegroup in xp ....

although i can see the workgroup and even contents of win 7 but except one folder users i cannot access the rest.....

gives error......
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25 Nov 2009   #15
bkaye2

win 7
 
 

Not sure what to tell you to fix the problem, but as far as I can tell....
  • In order to browse the various PCs, they must be part of the same Workgroup
  • An XP PC cannot be setup in a HOMEGROUP Workgroup.
  • There must be a user with the same name and password set up on each computer.
  • Users and passwords are setup in the User Control Panel app...


Good luck...
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