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Windows 7: Vista laptop prblm with viewing W7 shared files

17 Apr 2010   #1

Vista laptop prblm with viewing W7 shared files

I've set up file sharing between a Vista Laptop and a W7 Desktop.
The desktop can see and access the Laptop's files but the Laptop can only see the file folders on the Desktop PC BUT not access them.

I get a window that advises Windows cannot access\\Desktop\My Pictures.

When I click the diagnose the problem button I receive a response, "My Pictures is available but the user account you are logged on with was denied access. Can one of you explain what this means and how I can resolve the issue???
Thanks for your help!!

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17 Apr 2010   #2
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 Vista laptop prblm with viewing W7 shared files

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