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Unable to access shared folder on LAN

Discussion in 'Networking' started by ultrafuge, Aug 31, 2003.

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  1. ultrafuge

    ultrafuge Thread Starter

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    I have a LAN with a PC running 98SE and a wireless Laptop running 2000 Professional. Both computers can access the internet and when I select network neighbourhood on the desktop I can see each computer. The problem I am having is that I can access the shared folder on the 98SE machine from the laptop however when I try and connect to the 2000 machine it is requesting a network password. I never set a password up for this so I am at a loss. The window that comes up asks for;

    Enter Network Password
    Resource \\Laptop\IPC$
    Password

    I have enabled file and print sharing on both systems.
     
  2. downtime

    downtime

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    Create an account on the 2000 pc with the same logon and password you use on the 98 machine.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    In addition, I'd suggest that you create a new share for the resource in quesiton, don't depend on using the admin shares.
     
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