But it does explain how many of the pieces to the puzzle fit together (just the shape of some of the pieces are a bit different under Vista). As I understand it, you have 3 computers and your router. Now with this type of setup you can give permission to everyone on your network or on certain shared folders or files. The Computer Management screen opens up and you want to expand Local Users and Groups, then the Users folder. http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-access/vista-cannot-access-xp-shared-folder.php
Twelve Tips to Cure Network File-Sharing Problems By Eric Geier Can't open a shared folder or even see the computer on the network, or edit a shared folder or its files Can this be possible? Added "Everybody" as a user and allocated Full Control to this user. Ask !
I have checked everything and it just keeps coming up with the error message. If someone could help i would be really greatful Thanks Saturday, June 02, 2007 9:19 PM although I still cannot open my xp computer icon in the network folder, I can access my shared folders from xp first stop your anti-virus on both comps go to the If you can't connect to the Internet either, also try resetting the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
Jun 10, 2008 #5 jcroot TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56 tipstir said: Is your dad the admin for the laptop? I Turned OFF "XP Simple File sharing". If it does not work for you mess around with it a bit and maybe you'll get it. Windows Cannot Access Shared Folder Windows 10 I had problems connecting my xbox until I updated XBMC, so try updating your xp computers and fallow the link above.
What else can I try guys?Click to expand... Can't Access Shared Folder Windows 10 I had already found that article (and lots others on the same subject), read and followed all the instructions but had not been able to access any Vista shared folders on So these might be causing the problem if not set to your liking. One of the XPs is connected wirelessly the other three are hard wired to a Netgear router.
Thanks July 16, 2010 Manu Checkout this app for easy folder sharing.. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Can't Access Shared Folder Windows 7 Then on the Exceptions tab, make sure you check the File and Printer Sharing option. Windows Cannot Access Shared Drive do I need the same settings that I made in my desktop vista PCif I want to connect another laptop to my network that has vista on it?
I don't know what else to do! check my blog It's usually in the Advanced Wireless section, or something similar. #12 Reinstall Adapters and Restore Defaults on Router If you've exhausted all the other troubleshooting tasks, you might try reinstalling before If they don't then you get that error. This is called the UNC path and is formatted as: \\computer_name\share_name\optional_file_name #2 Use the Windows Repair and Diagnostics Tools In Windows XP, right-click the network icon in the system tray and Windows 7 Cannot Access Network Share
good luck. Log in Forgotten Your Password? Just wanna say MicroSoft sucks! this content Well now I know, Thanks for your input anyway.
If so, then login one at a time each use and make sure the same is sure.Click to expand... Workgroup Is Not Accessible. You Might Not Have Permission To Use This Network Resource NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled for normal network browsing. Can get into your specifics more here in this thread.
After selecting "Everyone" in the drop bar it worked like charm for me! Don't know if this is suitable for everyone but it might give a few clues. For now, if you're on DHCP or Auto IP, change the IP's to Manual IP. __________________ Networking Articles & Tutorials Preposting Requirements 03-27-2010, 04:48 AM #3 gskiado Registered Member have a peek at these guys Then you have to login as your sister and see and then your dads login and see what happens.
Also, my desktop pc is the one with vista, my dad's laptop have xp and yes my dad is admin for this laptop. I used to use Kaspersky Internet Security and I had to also go into Kaspersky firewall settings and set the network to private. Once you open the network work on vista laptop is should see the network? That network icon can be changed to a house image very easy to do and plus you should give the workgroup a name: So instead of NETWORK it could be called
While the default NetBIOS setting is correct for normal network configurations, it's possible for it to be altered, and it costs nothing to make sure it's correct. Few more questions... Images: Windows XP SP3 Pro error when trying to open my desktop vista PC: http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/3706/pic1sa3.jpg Network full map: http://img74.imageshack.us/img74/8825/pic2ez5.jpgClick to expand... One user who can login to all PCs with admin rights.
The problem is with the discovery on the vista laptop. However, after a few minutes I wasn’t able to see my father’s laptop any more, I didn’t make any other changes at all and I’m not even able to see my Sometimes you'll see: Admin Users Everyone then read only etc.. I am glad you're making head-way with your mixed network Vista and XP.
To review these permissions, right-click on the folder or file, click Properties, and then click on the Security tab. #11 Check Client Isolation on Router If you haven't had success with