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Vista Network Sharing Issues

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by ABSiNTH, Oct 11, 2008.

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  1. ABSiNTH

    ABSiNTH Thread Starter

    Oct 11, 2008
    Ok so I have been struggling with this for several days now. I have a htpc in my living room running vista home premium 32 bit. An external harddrive stores all of my media that want to be able to access from anywhere in the house. My wife's notebook has vista home premium 32bit and can access the shared folders on my htpc just fine, streaming media with no problems. My roommates machines are xp and also have no probs either. My brand new notebook runs vista home premium 64bit and whenever i try to access the shares i get the following error:

    \\htpc is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource (which according to the security tab i do). Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

    From the htpc, i can access the shared folders on my new notebook with no issues; odd right? Security and sharing perms are set corrctly with everyone on modify. The problem must lie on my new notebook as it is the only one having trouble accessing the htpc's shared drives, yet all other pcs in the house can access my new notebook's drives as well as the htpc's drives. All pcs are on the same workgroup too. I have tried disabling the firewall on both the htpc and my new notebook to no avail the same error. PLEASE HELP AS THIS IS SO FRUSTRATING!!! Thanks in advance everyone.

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