Trouble connecting computer to home network drive

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WindowsXPsp95

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I have been having issues connecting my ASUS laptop running windows 8 to my home network drive. it does not want to accept the password. however i have been able to connect it up to my dell latitude D610. the drive is being hosted on my dell SX270 running windows 2000. any help on why this is happening and how i could fix it would be great, thanks

 
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I have been having issues connecting my ASUS laptop running windows 8 to my home network drive. it does not want to accept the password. however i have been able to connect it up to my dell latitude D610. the drive is being hosted on my dell SX270 running windows 2000. any help on why this is happening and how i could fix it would be great, thanks

So you're trying to access the drive on another windows computer?
 

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Is this drive attached to a router or a computer?
If a computer, have you "Shared it" so other computers and users can see it and use it?
 

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I see that you're trying to connect using the credentials from your own computer. In this case "ASUS". Try to connect as other user and put "Win2000\Username" where Username is a existing user on the W2K machine.
 
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If it's attached to another computer you need to input the name and password of that computer. Windows 10 requires you to set up a password now before you can share. Just username is not supported anymore. Therefore if is how I think it is this is how you need to resolve it:

-1 Get on the computer which is hosting the drive you're trying to access
-2 Take note of that pc name
-3 Set a password
-4 Now go back to the window you've shown above, put username and password and it should work.


I see that you're not updating... Please let us know if you've solved it on your own, if you've dropped this or whatever.
 
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