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Cannot Access All Folders/Applications even though shared on Network

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Shimmy17, Jan 3, 2001.

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  1. Shimmy17

    Shimmy17 Thread Starter

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    We have windows nt for our network. I have win 95 on my pc. Although, on network server, my name has access to the specific server drive and shown as full access to files, i cannot access from my pc. Keep getting error message: "Access to the specified device, path or file is denied." I can only access files on my c:\ and some files from other drives on network. Please help!!!
     
  2. rawmeat

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    Is the NT server a Domain controller or a standalone server? If DC, then you need an account in the domain. If a standalone you need an account on the server. Otherwise you could enable the guest account, but that is not recommended. Also, make sure that permissions are set for sub-folders as well. If your problems persist, you can create a new sharename for the folder/partition and set the permisions for that. Hope this helps.
     
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