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Windows 7: W7-W10 file sharing

20 May 2019   #1
email2r2

W7 Pro x64
 
 
W7-W10 file sharing

I have a desktop running on W7 pro x64. Recently bought a Thinkpad laptop that is running with W10 pro x64. I'm trying to share a drive and printer on my W7 machine with the laptop. If I open Network on the laptop, I can see both and the printer is shared and running correctly. I cannot open the drive though. Getting: Windows cannot access \\ Desktop\h (which is the wanted shared drive) You do not have permission to access...Contact your network administrator to request access.

I read a lot of threads on the net about this issue but none of the suggestions work for me. I understand that Microsoft would probably prefer that I use their cloud and that's why they made it so complicated to share files directly. Don't know ifthe restriction comes from W7 or W10. Any suggestions would be much appreciated


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20 May 2019   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

When you connect by default it passed the username and password your logged in with you can map a drive and enter a username password that is the of your connecting to. Have you set the share with everyone access then you need to set NTFS permission the same
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20 May 2019   #3
email2r2

W7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks samurai,
Not sure to understand how to set NTFS permission as suggested
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21 May 2019   #4
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

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21 May 2019   #5
DonM123

win7pro
 
 

" you can map a drive and enter a username password that is the of your connecting to" that is interesting. There Is a tutorial that tells us we need to create a user and pass on each computer that is the same.Then we can share the drive with win 10. But now you have introduced a new concept. This would be less complicated to simply map the drive with user and pass of the win 10 machine.
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21 May 2019   #6
email2r2

W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
Yes I already turned on everyone to have full access...no improvement
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22 May 2019   #7
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

What folder are you Sharing as some have extra security and will inherit permission from above
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22 May 2019   #8
DonM123

win7pro
 
 

Its on a larger Data Drive F:
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22 May 2019   #9
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Try connecting to f$ all drives are shared by default settings another share confuses the issue you need to pass admin details to connect
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22 May 2019   #10
email2r2

W7 Pro x64
 
 

Got the solution here: YouTube
Thanks for your inputs
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