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Map Network drives from WinXP/2003 into WIndows 98

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by penartur, Sep 22, 2003.

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  1. penartur

    penartur Thread Starter

    Aug 13, 2003
    When I mapping from Windows XP or 2003 network drives, created in Windows XP/2003, i must enter username and password from remote computer.
    But, after I press "Map network Drive" in Windows 98SE, i will be prompted only for password.
    Password of Administrator on remote computer doesn't work.
    How can I map network drives from XP/2003 to 98SE?
  2. cybertech

    cybertech Retired Moderator

    Apr 16, 2002
    When you shared out the W98 drive or folder it would have prompted you for a password. That is the password it is looking for not the user or admin password. Also don't put in a user name just the password.
  3. gotrootdude


    Feb 19, 2003
    You have to find out what username the windows 98 machine is logged in as, then create a account for that name on the XP/ 2003 machine. You don't have to give a password to the XP account unless you need the added security, just leave it blank and they won't have to login to access the resources you've assigned them.
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