Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can't Share Files from my Computer to Vista

20 Feb 2010   #1
xVehemencityx

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Can't Share Files from my Computer to Vista

Hi, I've had my computer set up for quite some time with Win7 Ultimate 32-bit (Yes I know I can support 64-bit, but I had issues with my TV-tuner drivers). My parents' computer downstairs is Vista Premium. When I go on their computer and try to connect to mine from the network, it says

Code:
\\ALEX-PC is not accessible.  You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.
I checked all of the Network and Sharing Center options, and I'm pretty sure I have it adequately set-up so that it should work. Any ideas?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Feb 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Have you tried the ipaddress instead? and Netbios over tcp/ip is selected int WINs tab under Properties?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Feb 2010   #3
xVehemencityx

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi, I don't quite understand what you mean. Can you be a little more specific? Where would I put the ip address? And where were you talking about for the other part?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Feb 2010   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

What i meant was instead of typing \\ALEX-PC, type in the IP addres of ALEX-PC.
So instead of \\ALEX-PC, type \\IPaddress.

As for the second part.

Click "Change adapter Setting" link in Network and Sharing Center.
Righ-click on the connection adatper you're using (LAN or Wireless).
Properties.
Highlight TCP/IPv4
Click Properties button...

..and check that Netbios over tcp/ip is ticket.

Can't Share Files from my Computer to Vista-noname.jpg


My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can't Share Files from my Computer to Vista




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
how to share files from vista to win 7
i have all my music files on my desktop using vista....i cannot seem to access these files on my win 7 laptop. they can be accessed via windows media player on the laptop, but thats it. I was attempting to add the music folder to my itunes on my laptop. i have made the music folder public. It...
Network & Sharing
Best way to share with Vista etc.
What would be the best way to set up the local network so that machines can share files and printers with each other? There is an ADSL-modem/DHCP-server/router/firewall and a wireless hot-spot connected to it. (Kind of radio extension of the LAN.) There is an old Windows2000 SP4 desktop...
Network & Sharing
How to Remove Windows Vista Files From My Computer?
My computer originally came with Vista. I began to have issues with navigating in "My Computer", as it would often freeze and make it nearly impossible to use at times. I received a free upgrade to Windows 7, which I had hoped would solve my issues. It did not, unfortunately. Is there any way...
General Discussion
Windows 7 Can't Share Files By Computer Name
For some reason my Windows 7 PC can not find/share files with other computers on our LAN by computer name, but can just fine by ip address. So \\COMPUTERNAME doesn't work, but \\#.#.#.# does. If I ping -a the ip address, it correctly gets the computer name and is able to ping just fine. ...
Network & Sharing
Share Files From Windows 7 to Windows Vista and v.s.
Hello everyone this is my firt post in this lovely forum. I really need help and any reply im sure it would defanilty help me. I have a Dell desktopn Windows 7 OS (64 bit) and windows Vista Vaio laptop (32 bit) I would love to hear from you how to create a network through the...
Network & Sharing
Cannot Share Win 7 Files With XP Computer
Hi: My computer in question is a Toshiba L455-S5980 running Windows 7 Home Premium. I have a wireless network with a Linksys WRT160N router connected to a Sony desktop running XP MCE(2005). In addition, I have another Toshiba laptop running XP Home Edition. With the new Win7...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:56.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App