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Network Access to documents and settings on xp pro

Discussion in 'Networking' started by stephenwebb90, Jul 31, 2008.

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  1. stephenwebb90

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    I am currently running a laptop on vista home and i have just networke the same to my household computer. I am now wondering is it possible to aceess documents and settings over a network. I read somewhere by turning off simple file sharing I could access my document but no such luck! any help would be greatly needed!
     
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  3. stephenwebb90

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    Cheers for the quick response. I wrote that message half asleep last night and didnt really include all that I should have.

    I have read through the guide and have already done everything so far, Iam able to see my vista laptop on my XP Pro PC and have set to share drive C and all subfolders.

    My issue is that when open documents and settings on my PC from my laptop over the network I cannot then go any further a access is denied. I have read that this is an inherent security feature in XP, but I am wondering if there are any ways around it.

    Others have started similar threads but unfortunately I am at a loss!

    Any help is also greatly appreciated!
     
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    If you set your laptop's and pc's login and password as the same thing it may help you to access the files you want
     
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