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Network share requesting password, but password protection turned off!

Q: Network share requesting password, but password protection turned off!

Hi Guys,

This is a curious one.

I have three PCs (two desktop and one laptop) all running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (1607).

Each system has a shared partition, set up exactly the same, which has sharing set for 'everyone', with 'full control'.

Password protected sharing is turned off on each system (in "Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center\Advanced sharing settings").

Each of the desktop systems can access each other's shared and also the laptop's shared partition.

The problem is when I try to use the laptop to access the shares on either of the desktop systems, I get a pop-up requester asking for a username and password. (see below - the laptop is "T400" and one of the desktops is "A960").

Any idea why this would be happening? I've checked the settings on all systems (sharing and network) and can see not reason for the password prompt appearing.

Previously I was running Win 10 Pro 64-bit (1511) on all three systems and never encountered this error.

Cheers,

Mike.

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I'm having a really obnoxious problem. After looking around I'm finding some who have had similar problems...but nothing specific to my situation.

I have a PC and a laptop. Both run Windows 7. Up until now, everything worked fine and I was able to access the shared folders on the PC from the laptop. Just tonight, when I go into "network" and click on the PC, I get a request to enter a password. Initially, I thought it was requesting the password from the PC. I entered the password, and still it wouldn't connect. I tried entering the network password...still nothing.

I've tried a few different things so far. On the laptop I left the homegroup and then restarted. That didn't work. I created a new credential under credential manager. That didn't work. Under "sharing options" I changed it so no password was required to access. But, again, still nothing.

Both computers are able to connect to the internet. I can "see" the PC in the network tab, I'm just getting this odd prompt that I'm not sure how to get around.

Any advice will be much appreciated
 

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Hi everyone,

I have a wireless network setup ("workgroup" network) with file/printer sharing enabled. My sister has a tendency to "accidentally" delete files on one of my shared folders, which is on a computer connected to the network via a VPN connection. Does anyone know how I can make it so that it will require a password to gain access to that shared folder?

Bsaber
 

A:Set password for network share

Just set the access rights to read only for her user and full access for your user.
 

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Am a beginner, so please bear with me if my question is silly.
Currently in my office,there are around 30 PC's with windows Xp. All are clients. In some systems folders are shared and users are accessing these shared folders by typing
\\ip address in Start => Run. While accesing like this for the first time, its asking for user name and password, but later on its not prompting. So the problem is, I have put all my softwares in a folder and had given permission only for admin Id, but when accessing from Clients its automatically getting connected with another User Id and because of this I am not able to access this Software folder.

Please advice me if there is some option to Access a Computer share with a particular user name while typing \\ip address
 

A:Password for Network share

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Hi there,

I just bought a new Intel NUC which i installed a clean and fully updated Windows 8.1 Pro on.
I want to create a networkshare on this machine, which everyone can just access (read permissions) to view the content of a folder or drive.

I am trying to access the drive on another (my own) installed Windows 8.1 Pro (also fully updated).
Everytime i try to access the machine through the Network explorer in Windows i will be prompted to enter credentials.

I have checked the network settings following this article (amongst others): Network Location - Set to Private or Public in Windows 8 on both machines.
I also checked all the sharing settings on both machines (private/home network, allow external connections, allow all types of connections, allow sharing without password etc. etc.).

I am a bit dazzled as to why the machine keeps asking me to enter credentials.

Am i doing something wrong, or can someone show me this is standard protocol nowadays?
(i wonder how that would work on a machine that has a local user without a password).

A:[W8.1] Share for Everyone still asks for network password?

It depends if the credentials are being saved for the user. Also if you have any third party Internet security software on the computers. It can also cause this behavior.

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i have a server at my business running windows server 2000 (yes i know i should upgrade, but im making use of equipment we have) with a network share that requires a user name and password to access the share. Within the building there are about 50 computers with OS's ranging from windows 2000 to windows 7. Ive tried logging on with all the machines, but the windows 7 machines will not accept my credentials. under the unsername and password fields it shows the domain as the local computer name. What we have is a workgroup based setup, so aside from upgrading the server OS, is there anything i can do to access this share from the windows 7 machines?

Thanx
-JP

A:password protected network share

  
Quote: Originally Posted by joshthegooglist


i have a server at my business running windows server 2000 (yes i know i should upgrade, but im making use of equipment we have) with a network share that requires a user name and password to access the share. Within the building there are about 50 computers with OS's ranging from windows 2000 to windows 7. Ive tried logging on with all the machines, but the windows 7 machines will not accept my credentials. under the unsername and password fields it shows the domain as the local computer name. What we have is a workgroup based setup, so aside from upgrading the server OS, is there anything i can do to access this share from the windows 7 machines?

Thanx
-JP



Is it a full drive share ($C:\)?

Are you using homegroup on the win 7 machine, or more importantly are you using IPv6?
Ken J

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So I got my NAS set up with SAMBA sharing with my password so no one else in the local area should be able to access it. The problem is that I do not have a password on my computer and windows 7 is constantly trying to login to the network share with the username and no password on each boot. I have to manually enter my username and password each time I boot and the "remember the password" checkbox doesn't work.

One solution is to have a VBScript remove the network share and readd it using the username and password on each boot, but I wonder if there is a more elegant way of doing it than that?

A:Network Share Remember Password

To keep it simple use the task scheduler to do just that; make and connect a share by either your login or trigger of your choice.

If it's just for admin or maintenance use you can go so far as to install a tool like webmin which lets you connect to the NAS via http(s) and manage any/all settings and connections that way. You can move, add/delete files/folders, or copy as needed. Over kill for normal user use but fantastic for administration. (Used it for years until my server died 10 years ago but just checked that webmin for linux/debian is still alive.)

I usually just use "net use" commands to do things like this on the fly in nt/linux but only you know the level and requirements you need to use this connection. (At least the issues with windows shell password lengths have been fixed since SP1.)

Just my .02

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Using Windows 10 I have tried several times, but I'm unable to recover my network or shared drives passwords. How can I delete the need for the password, or how can I recover or reset the password?
Thanks in advance if you have any help for me.

A:How can I recover my network or share password?

I would think that such passwords could be found in Windows Credentials Manager. Do a search for that and have a look. If they are there you can change them there.

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Hello all,
I'm new to this forum and hoping to get a simple answer. I think I know the answer but I just want to double check.

I'm having somewhat of a security issuse with shared folder. I have multiple computers setup on my LAN. On my personal computer I have a shared folder that I want to be able to access on every computer. When I try to access it from other computers it asks for a user name and password, I enter them and I get access. But when I try to access the folder from my personal laptop it does not ask for a user name or password, it just automatically grants me access. The thing is though on my laptop and PC i have the exact same username and password for both. So is it because that the credentials needed to access the folder on my PC are the same on my laptop the reason it doesn't ask for them when I'm on my laptop? I'm thinking thats the answer but I just want to be sure.

Thanks,
Cole

A:Network share password problem?

Yes that is correct. I have several PCs and one Mac and on all I use the exact same username and password. I never get asked for those when accessing any of them from any other.

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Hello Friends,
I am having a problem on sharing Folders in Windows XP.

I have an Administrative account (password protected) & a limited account.I need to share a folder in this limited account. I have successfully shared a folder but the problem is,if anyone tries to access this shared folder through LAN (network sharing),a username & password window will appear & here we have to give the administrator`s username & Password.I cannot disclose the login credentials of administrative account to other users.So my requirement is to avoid the pop-up window for username & Password when someone tries to access that shared folder.Is it possible?????

Awaiting repliey from experts
 

A:Windows XP asking password for Network share

Did you try the username of the limited account and leaving the password blank (if indeed it is)?
 

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I have a network of two computers.

ComputerA, running Windows XP 32-bit has a shared folder in read-only mode called SFiles with a sign-on of CAShare and a password of ZXJK1122.

ComputerB, running Windows Vista 64, in the Network entry of Windows Explorer shows ComputerA. When I expand ComputerA I can see the SFiles shared folder undereath and when I try to click on the folder it asks me for a sign-on and password. I answer with CAShare and ZXJK1122, and it asks me if I want to save this information and I say yes. Subsequently, when I click on the SFiles shared folder it gives me read-only access to the files in the shared folder. This works excellently.

Subsequently, on ComputerA, I decide to change the password for the sign-on of CAShare from ZXJK1122 to NPPP345T.

Now on ComputerB when I try to click on the SFiles shared folder in Windows Explorer I get a message of:

"Windows can not access \\ComputerA\SFiles with an error code of Ox80070005, Acces is denied."

That's fair enough, since I changed the password for the sign-on. So I want Windows Explorer to ask me for a new password, and I will reply NPPP345T and now have read-only access again which is fine. But it does not do this but repeatedly denies me access each time I click on the shared folder. Surely there must be some way to tell Window Explorer to get a new password from me for this share. How do I do that ?

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I want to share 3 folders to 3 computers. And I want to set different passwords to each folder so they can't see each other's files.

I googled but I really can't find the working method. Here's what I tried so far:

I Created a new user Ben, passworded.
Computer Management > System Tools > Local Users and Groups > Users > New user...

I shared the folder:

Method 1
Right click folder > Share with > Specific people > Add Ben > Give Read/Write Permission Level
Result: Didn't work, Network Error, I do not have permission to access, contact administrator.

Method 2
Right clock folder > Properties > Sharing > Advanced sharing > Permissions > Add Ben to the top list > Check box full control
Result: Didn't work either, same error message

Method 3
Right clock folder > Properties > Security > Edit > Add Ben to the list > Check box Allow full control
Result: Nope, same

Other settings I changed:

LM & NTLM
Admin Tools > Local Security Policy > Security Settings > Local Policy > Security Options > Network security: LAN Manager authentication level > Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated
Result: Didn't seem to help

Enable NetBios
LAN Adapter Properties > TCP/IPv4 > Check Box Enabled NetBios

It still doesn't prompt me for user name and password and I can't access as Ben.

Please help!

A:Password protected network share folders

Hi

I've looking for a way to do this but have given up, Windows 7 doesn't support folder level password control as far as I'm aware.

Regards
UKMedia

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I can't seem to find a sleek easy way of doing this that works with windows 7. I haven't been successful with finding anything that pertains to windows 7 since most guides online are outdated.

I just want to have a folder shared on my main desktop "DAN-PC"
let's just give it the name \\dan-pc\locked

I need to make it so I can access it from my laptop when I am on the network, but I don't want it to be accessible by anyone else. In fact I'd prefer it'd be hidden also. However, if there is a program or some workaround to get it password protected, that'd be wonderful. I thought I had the knowhow to do this, but I have been unsuccessful and I've been getting frustrated with this, since everything I try doesn't work out. Too many things have been changed on the sharing side of things on 7 for me to figure this out.

--So basically. DAN-MOBILE needs access to \\dan-pc\locked somehow. And if possible, the folder needs to be hidden, yet still obtainable through typing in the address in the address bar.


thanks

A:Password protect network share folder?

Hidden would mean you put the $ at the end of the sharename.

In the Permissions tab, remove Everyone and add just the account you want to used to access that share. Give that account Full Control. See how you go.

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I have a network share that I got to often. It used to prompt me in windows 7 for a user name and password. It no longer prompts me and kicks a message Windows cannot access \\TOWER\Share you do not have permission. Some how bad information was entered and saved in Windows 7 somewhere?

How can I get windows 7 to prompt me again so I can enter a new user name and password? Or How can I get rid of the bad auto logon information that is being stored somewhere in Win7?

I have removed and re-added information in Control Panel -> User Accounts -> Manage Your Credentials and still the same issue.
This share is on my NAS so I am the admin. The machine has full access rights configured on my NAS. Nothing has changed on my NAS.
Thank you,
Jim

A:Network Share - How to get prompted with user name and password again?

Hi Jim,
Open Device Manager, on the Network adapters, click to open. Right click and select Uninstall BUT keep the drivers. Re boot and repeat for other adapters.

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I have 2 windows 7 machines and xbox 360. I use xbox to watch movies or stream music from my computer. Everything worked fine untill out of the blue my windows machine started to ask for a username a password to see it. I cant even see the shared folders on the computer anymore. I have checked my other computer, it has the same thing, asks for username and password.

I have looked at my settings in advanced sharing settings:
on: network discovery
on: file and print sharing
off -> on: public folder sharing(thought that would fix the issue)
off: password protected sharing.

I am not part of any home group.

I have googled around and all what I found was that there has to be something to do with guest account, so they said remove the guest password, which i did.
Then someone else said disable guest account and system management, which I did, but there is no change.

I have a shared folder that I need to access without a username or password from anywhere on my network from any mashine. It has permission for everyone to be able to access it. And it did work untill all of the sudden windows 7 computer started to ask for username and password.

Is there anyways to fix that? Thank you!

A:Network share all of the sudden asks for username and password???

There are about ten different things that can cause this problem to occur.

The first thing that comes to mind is if the time/date settings are correct and sync on your machines. The link below might help you track down the problem.

Solution:Windows Asks For Password On Shared Folders On The Network | Troubleshooting | Technize - Be Techdated

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ok, on a very basic network.... using basic router (wireless 3com homegateway whatever) ....

well, normally ... when i go to network places, and surf to the workgroup and the computer, it asks for a password ...

normally, i just put in "administrator" and the admin password for that computer ...

but this time, ill get the password prompt, but the username box is greyed out (and has //computername//guest) and only can put the password in...

what gives? what causes this?

sometimes, i get different results

scenario 1:

all winxp machines
sometimes, i find that if no folder on that computer is shared, then that happens ... once i share a folder, it just logs in, no password

scenario 2:

winxp machine and win2k
trying to go from winxp to win2k, brings up the box as above, with guest in username and greyed out ... cannot get in no matter what password i try ... even if the computers have folders shared

any help would be great...

thanks
 

A:basic password protection on windows network ?

If you try and connect to an XP computer and are shown a logins screen with only the computername/Guest, You may need to change one of the Local Security Policies:

Got to Control Panel - Administrative Tools
Go to Local Policies - Security Options
Check teh Network access: Sharing and security model for local accounts
Set it to Classic - local users authenticate as themselves
 

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can someone please help me i keep getting a box up saying
the server is requesting username and password to be sent in an insecure manner (basic authentication without a sure connection)
username.........................
password.........................
 

A:the server is requesting username and password

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On an HP m800 computer system with windows vista home premium 32bit.

As of May 08, 2013

When computer was turned "on", after vista's progress bar completes, a windows box appeared in the middle of the screen with black backdrop.

Title bar - "startup password"
Text under the title bar - "this computer is configured to require a password in order to start up. Please enter the password below"
Text Box - this box is identified as "Password'
Two option buttons - [Start] [Restart]

Obviously, don't know the password. The only thing i can do with the computer is reboot.
This occurs when booting into all forms of SAFE MODE too.
Has anyone seen this anomaly and if so what is the recourse besides wiping out the hard drive and reinstalling the O/S. I have run anti-virus programs and anti-malware programs with no infections.
Thank you in advance!
 

A:Requesting Password to open desktop???

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Hi, I am looking for the BIOS administrator password for HP Envy 15 3040NR System deactivated code 71784902 Thank you!

A:Requesting Bios Administrator Password

@powersal Enter   64682324

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When I press the power button it request for administrator password or power on password

A:hp 650 requesting for administrator password or power on pas...

Hi, At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you may receive a 'halt code' - ifyou do, post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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Hello,
Over the past couple days I have been getting a pop-up stating "A username and password are being requested by https://agateway.adp.com. The site says: "Portal Access [11:18:43:3431]" "   If I exit out it shows a "401: Access denied" screen.  Also, today I tried to watch a video lecture that would not load correctly. I decided to install Adobe Flash update; it would not get passed 33% and states "Connection failed. Unable to complete intallation" It says this every time.  I ran MalwareBytes free and it quarentined some PUP stuff. BitDefender didn't find anything on it's scan.
 
Any help is much appreciated!
 
Thanks!

A:Pop up screen requesting username&password.

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Hi All
I'm new to the forum and have a problem I can't solve. I cannot access my router and network printer device webpage. I used to be able to in Windows 7 (ultimate 64 bit) but now when I try to access my router webpage I receive a Windows Security pop up: "This server is requesting your username and password to be sent in an insecure manner". It then requests a username and password. It does the same for my Dell network printer.
I have tried to use the router default username and password and have no other username and passwords. If I click OK without filling the pop up in, I cannot access my netgear router webpage as it says authentication failed.
I cannot enter the router to change the security settings.
I have tried resetting my router, switching it off and on but I cannot get rid of the windows security asking me for the username and password.
Does anyone have an idea? I woud be very grateful. I have also tried accessing the router from two other pcs in my home network and exactly the same thing happens.
I should add that I can access the internet, my homegroup and everything else but not the network printer page or router page
Pleae help.
Best wishes
Mike

A:Server requesting username and password

It could be that some glitch has occurred in the actual router as I doubt multiple machines will suffer the same issue simultaneously.

There should be a way to to manually re-set the router this will normally be a recessed button that needs to be depressed for some set time to reset the device to factory settings. Check the manual for the router for actual procedure

Not the ideal solution but may be your only option here

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As above really. Trying to create a network for file sharing, as have upgraded the 'server' (part of a Workgroup, not a Domain) from WinXP to Win7 and experienced problems ever since. Ironically the problems haven't mainly been with sharing files between Win7 and WinXP systems, but between 2 Win7 systems.

I bought a new Win7 laptop and tried to connect it to the server, but it hasn't had Read/Write privileges over the files in the Win7 server. Entering a username and password to gain access to the servers folders has not been a problem, and as far as I know, opening files such as documents has not been a problem either. However, when trying to save an edited document, access is denied, and if I try to open an executable file (this is necessary for a node installation), it prompts me for a network password.

Every combination possible of username and password from the 2 systems (including '\' or 'SYSTEMNAME\' before the username) has not worked. I tried syncing the times which was apparently a previous problem, but to no avail. I am unable to access Local Security Policy, as the server is running off Home Premium. I have tried creating a new workgroup, removing and changing passwords, enabling guest access to the network through the Windows Resource Kit Command Shell, creating identical users on both computers, but nothing appears to have worked.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
 

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I've purchased a program over the internet they gave me a username and a p/w and when I put in their username and p/w this is the message I got Warning: This server is requesting that your username and password be sent in an insecure manner (basic authentication without a secure connection) don't really know what to do.Please Help. Thanks
 

A:This server is requesting that your username and password be sent in an insecure man

what's the program? There should be no problem with you giving usename
 

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Upon Windows XP startup, it shows the loading screen for like 2 seconds, then it goes to a completely black screen with a rectangular blue box in the middle with a white border requesting a password, one that I've never seen before. I don't even have a password set, so I have no idea what to put. If I press F10 or ESC on the loading screen to change startup settings, it only goes back to the password screen in a few seconds.

I tried to put the computer into sleep mode manually immediately before, and the fan didn't stop going strong for about 5 minutes so I just manually turned it off.

Does anybody know what's going on? Thanks!
 

A:Windows XP starup, screen requesting password that I've never seen before

Blue box with a white border doesn't sound like the standard Windows logon or any variation of it I can think of.

Have you or somebody else installed anything new lately? Have you tried booting in Safe Mode?

Due to TSG rules we can't offfer much more help with password issues.
 

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Ive had quite a few problems happen over the past few days, so I decided to download a new virus scanner etc to check because my current one (AVG free) wasnt picking up on anything in the scans.
I found quite a few trojans using the new virus scanner (which were believable being found in keygens etc lol:P)

So I promptly deleted them, but before I did I made a quick note of which files these virus' were found in.
Two files, which I think this might be related to, were removed by the virus scanner.
These two files were:
C:/Windows/system32/winFLsrv.exe
C:/Windows/sysWow64/winFLsrv.exe

Now either it was the result of removing these files, or the effects of the trojans themselves, but since then whenever I turn on my computer it asks for a password for my user account. This is a problem simply because I dont have a password for this account (and its the only account on the computer) and I dont have the Guest or Administrator accounts active. I am positive that it is not my own personal fault because I havent ever set a password on this account.

In aim of trying to find out what this password might have been created as, I downloaded and used Ophcrack via a boot disk to determine the password. However, I had some difficulties with this as well with the password coming up as 'not found' - (the other accounts, e.g. the admin/guest accounts, their password's came up as 'empty').

I had a few problems previous to detecting these virus' and I can go into further details ... Read more

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Have HP mini 110 requesting Enter CURRENT Password - after 3 attempts gives - Password check failed Fatal Error ... System Halted. CNU9496KGQ . Can someone provide reset password, bios reset not working.

A:Have HP mini requesting Enter CURRENT Password - after 3 att...

Enter: e9lovogsh5

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Ive had quite a few problems happen over the past few days, so I decided to download a new virus scanner etc to check because my current one (AVG free) wasnt picking up on anything in the scans. I found quite a few trojans using the new virus scanner (which were believable being found in keygens etc lol:P)So I promptly deleted them, but before I did I made a quick note of which files these virus' were found in.Two files, which I think this might be related to, were removed by the virus scanner.These two files were:C:/Windows/system32/winFLsrv.exeC:/Windows/sysWow64/winFLsrv.exeNow either it was the result of removing these files, or the effects of the trojans themselves, but since then whenever I turn on my computer it asks for a password for my user account. This is a problem simply because I dont have a password for this account (and its the only account on the computer) and I dont have the Guest or Administrator accounts active. I am positive that it is not my own personal fault because I havent ever set a password on this account.In aim of trying to find out what this password might have been created as, I downloaded and used Ophcrack via a boot disk to determine the password. However, I had some difficulties with this as well with the password coming up as 'not found' - (the other accounts, e.g. the admin/guest accounts, their password's came up as 'empty').I had a few problems previous to detecting these virus' and I can go into further detai... Read more

A:Vista requesting unassigned password for logon

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I dearly need assistance. I have looked on every search engine and youtube for help. I could not find anything. Do not want to open computer and work on motherboard. When I start my computer it comes directly to a black screen requesting for "Administator Password or Power On Password".  I do not recall ever receiving these..After three incorrect times it then states "System Disabled 79863564". Please help.

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Using Windows XP(Home) SP2, Outlook for my email, DSL with 2Wire wireless router. Frequently, when I call up Outlook to retrieve my email, I get a dialog box which says I need to confirm my password. Outlook is successfully downloading email even before the dialog box comes up. My password is already filled in with asterisks in the appropriate place, and it's correct. I click OK and the box goes away, sometimes to come back after a few more emails have been downloaded. I can't recreate the problem. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't. I have contacted my ISP, and the only assistance they provided was to reset my password, which has not helped. Now they say the problem is with Windows. Any ideas?
 

A:Dialog box requesting to confirm password in Outlook

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I have a HP Stream 11.It is my daughters laptop. She brought it to me requesting the password at startup. I didnt setup a password for when it boots up, and I cannot get pasted it. My daughter admited doing something but thought I had the password. none the less we cannot use the laptop at all. Below you will see the screen shot with the error message after trying several passwords that she thought it may be. System disabled: 51429837 Any assistance would be great, and I would hate that it would be a nice paper wieght! Thank you, Kelly Q.













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A:HP Stream requesting Admin password at bootup

Hi: Restart the PC and enter this unlock passcode... 44581219

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For some reason I can no longer access my XP shares from Windows 7 Home Premium. This was working for about 2 months (since I got this machine) but now everytime I attempt to access my XP files it asks for the network password (of course there is no such thing). Any ideas?

A:"Enter network password" when attempting to access XP share.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by drobinow


For some reason I can no longer access my XP shares from Windows 7 Home Premium. This was working for about 2 months (since I got this machine) but now everytime I attempt to access my XP files it asks for the network password (of course there is no such thing). Any ideas?


Please allow the Guest account access to all of the files on both the share security and the file system security settings.

You can start this process by right clicking the share and root directory and hitting the Security tab, then adding 'Guest' and allow entries, respectively until completed.

While you're there you may as well be sure that there are no deny permissions active.

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I am trying to help a friend who's machine crashed after an update.. He does not know what admin psw the machine is requesting as he only knows the wondows psw.. After 3 tries we get a 'System Disabled [60663571] Please advise on how to proceed. 

A:Computer requesting Administrator password or power on Passw...

Try this: 75741577 Regards.





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after entering 3 wrong pasword "system disabled i65508253"

A:blue box requesting 'enter administrator password or power o...

Please try this Password :  70460895    Steps to be followed:Use the unlock code posted above to enter the BIOSDisable all passwords that are enabledIf asked for current password - type the unlock codeFor new password, just press ENTER keyRepeat the same for verify password column.Then leave the BIOS by saving & exit option to save the changes.  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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I access my Hotmail on WLM, using Windows 7 Pro. Yesterday morning when I opened WLM is asked me to logon (it never does that), showing 'Please enter your user name and password for the following server'. I closed the window and my mail would synch and load. Later in the day the window would reappear when I closed it and even if I enter my password (my Hotmail password) the window immediately reappears. I have accessed my Hotmail through Outlook (I never previously use Outlook for Hotmail but I loaded it for the first time) and changed my Hotmail password to be safe. New email received in the last few hours loaded fine in Outloook. But the WLM problem continues.
 

A:Windows Live Mail error and requesting password

More info which I hope will help get an answer. I just uninstalled Windows Essentials, then reinstalled it. I thought that when I opened WLM I would have to recreate the Hotmail account and download all my emails, but instead my emails were all there (years of them) as if I had not uninstalled anything. And it then asked for my password again, and again did not accept it when I entered it. I know the password is correct because I can access email through Chrome.
 

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Hi
I accidently clicked download on a teaching resource for my job at college. It was not the download and ended up downloading the conduit toobar/search bar.
 
I used a tutorial on here and removed the said toolbar.
 
Since then I have had a blue screen once and also my yahoo keeps prompting me to change password. Also all my passwords have to be entered each time.
 
I am sure I have some sort of malware.
 
I have run an ESET scan and 18 threats were found at 31% - it's still running. Help please
 
Thanks
 

A:Conduit seach bar/Blue screen/yahoo requesting new password

I think it was adw cleaner that I ran to remove the conduit tool bar etc

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Hi,

This morning when I booted my computer, I was asked to change my password because it will expire in 14 days. I am the only user of this computer. I have never, in the past, setup a password and have never had to type in a password to logon. If I ignore the message I can continue to logon to Windows. Why am I suddenly getting this message? How do I disable this, before the 14 days are up?
 

A:Suddenly Requesting Win Xp Pro Logon Password (Expires in 14 days)...How to disable?

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HI,
Can someone explain to me how you go about syncronising the Windows 98 password with a network password, for when dialling in remotely to access corporate Network
 

A:Syncronising windows Password with Network Password?

Are you referring to your win98 windows logon pass, like at system startup?
-Z
 

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Hi,

This morning when I booted my computer, I was asked to change my password because it will expire in 14 days. My husband and I are the only users on this computer and we have never, in the past, setup a password and have never had to type in a password to logon. If I ignore the message I can continue to logon to Windows. Why am I suddenly getting this message? How do I disable this, before the 14 days are up?

My current operating system is Window 7.
 

A:Suddenly Requesting Windows 7 Logon Password (Expires in 14 days)...How to disable?

It is dangerous not to have a password. That means that anyone hacking into your machine or any malware does not need a password to access all parts of the machine. And many things, including the Task Scheduler, won't work at all.

It is possible that you are already infected and that is the reason for the appearance of the message.

You need to log in as an administrator and chnage the settings in Group Policy to eliminate the message.

Start > Run > secpol.msc
or
lusrmgr.msc
 

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Well, I dont know if this will harm me or not, but last week, I started to notice that Window Action Center told me that my network firewall and all the protections are turned off. I tried to turn it on but it didnt work.
So:
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Thanks a lot
 

A:Solved: Network firewall, spyware and unwanted software protection is turned off!!?

Norton probably turned off Windows Defender and Windows' firewall. If you did not disable Norton maybe it is corrupted or you are infected with malware that turns off security applications.
 

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hi..
i m using three(p1,p2 and p3) computers over LAN. i want to share any folder but with password protection. when i try to share with win xp i dont get any option for password protection . plz tell me how to protect shared folders with password in windows xp so that only specific users can access the data.
 

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Hello
I want to make a cd or dvd to be seen on a dvd player or a computer and protect with a password.I know what to do if I only want to use a computer to view it but in order to view it on a tv,I don't know if there is any software that will make it possible to put a password on the cd or dvd. If anyone has a solution,please tell me
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Thanks
 

A:password protection

I don't think there is any software that can add password protection to a cd/dvd when it's played on an external dvd-player.
 

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Can I protect a CD with a Password for keeping private and secret matter? If so How ?
 

A:Protection of a CD with password

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Id like to password protect my entire PC in the past Id use a screensaver with password protection but this isnt offered on my XP home edition Any Ideas Please Thanks Gary and Denise
 

A:Password protection

Go to Control Panel > User acounts > Change the way users log on or off, and untick "Show welcome screen"'
Next,look to the left of the page under "Related tasks" click on Manage Accounts,then on the right under"Pick A Task",click on "change an account" then click on your account
(and assuming you have administrator rights)click on create a password and there you go
 

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I know you can apply passwords to files by putting it in a compressed folder and adding a password but sometimes this method doesnt work sometimes it doesnt ask for the password so I was wondering if anyone knows of any FREE (no trials) Password protection software

Thanks
Ryan

 

A:Password Protection

well powerarchiver is free forever all you have to do is wait for 5 seconds and it has 256 bit encrytion. the only cons are the file must be opened in powerarchiver, it is a compressed file, and you have to wait five seconds to run pa.
pros are its the best archiving tool imo, and there is no spyware or nag screens like other free software.
 

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I need a free program or a way to password protect file that I choose on my computer. Thanks

A:Password protection

Your best bet is to just Google it... Or sift through Tucows.com to see if shareware or freeware for that exists.

XP Pro has ESF builtin (Encrypting File System), you could (provided you have Xp Pro and your partition is NTFS) view the file properties and enable the encryption...sry dont remember exact name. That way only your local profile could open that file. Problem is if you leave your pc logging on, or unlocked anyone could open, edit the file.

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