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Q: Connecting to admin share vista to vista

I have Vista Home Premium 64 running on a laptop, XP Pro on another laptop, Vista Ultimate 64 on a desktop. I've done the regedit "LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy" so I can connect to C$. I have no trouble accessing my laptop from my XP machine but cannot access from the Vista Ultimate Desktop. I can however, access C$ from my Vista Home Premium on the Vista Ultimate. As far as I can tell, the settings are the same on each machine. I've allowed browsed my network via \\computername\c$\directorynamehere and don't want to change but this is really getting me. Any ideas on might be causing the problem or where I can look?

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A: Connecting to admin share vista to vista

Anyone have any ideas on what I can do to fix this problem?

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I am running a wireless network from a Belkin Enhanced Wireless Network Router hard-wired to my Windows XP HP Compaq desktop computer. Last week I was able to set up my Sony Vaio FW-series laptop, my work IBM Thinkpad Lenovo and my wife's old work Toshiba laptop to access the internet wireless via the router and also connect to the Canon MP610 printer hard-wired to the desktop. I was happily sharing files on the XP desktop with the Vista laptop.

The following day I found that although all laptop computers could still wirelessly access the internet and the desktop was also working OK, I could no longer see the desktop from the Vista laptop and could not therefore share any files. Similarly the ability to print wirelessly from all three laptops to the Canon had gone!

Nothing had changed. I went through all the permissions I know bout, selected printer sharing, made sure all windows firewalls were switched off, set the wireless network up again, checked the Workgroups were the same, tried re-setting, checked on-line forums, and I am still pulling out my hair.

I am in now way an intermediatly-skilled user but not a novice and have been able to set up a network like this beofre but never with such frustration. Can anyone help me retain the last few grey hairs I have left.
 

A:Solved: Wirelessly connecting to XP Desktop from Vista Laptop to share printer & file

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I am attempting to connect my Vista Basic Desktop to my Vista Home Premium Laptop via my Linksys WRT54G wireless router. I currently have all firewalls disabled and have my desktop connected to the router via ethernet cable and the laptop connected wirelessly...

My desktop and laptop are both recognizing eachother but when I attempt to connect to one another I am getting errors or password requests. I will break down the issues from each computer.

Desktop:

When I open the network I see my Laptop, when I double click to open the sharing folders I am prompted for a username and password... I entered my WPA username and password and was given an error that information was incorrect... I tried many variations of this and came up with the same error.

Laptop:

When I attempt to connect to the Desktop via the Laptop it attempts and gives me a error stating to \\DESKTOP could not be connected please check spelling...

I am at a loss for words... I have search high and low for a solution and am now posting here in a last attempt to determine my problem.

PLEASE HELP!

Urban

A:Connecting Vista Basic Desktop to Vista Premium Laptop via wireless router

Urban,

I'm having the same problems. And I can't this crap to
work either. I'm about ready to call a geek ! Or just
forget about it.

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Hi,

I have a couple of Windows XP computers and a couple of Vista computers. I share files, printers etc. and it all runs great.

One of the family has been away, and now they have come back their laptop won't connect to the XP computers. It connects to the Vista (and Win7) computers just fine.

It must be something wrong with the laptop, as my other Vista/Win7 computers connect fine to the XP ones perfectly.
I have tried disabling firewalls.

The error I get is:
Windows Cannot Access \\COMPNAME

If I click diagnose I get:
"COMPNAME" is not a valid hostname

The laptop is running Windows Vista Home 32bit with SP1, using it's wireless connection. One of the XP machines is wireless, the other is wired and both are XP Pro 32bit with SP3.

Can anybody help me out please?
Many thanks...

A:Windows Vista laptop not connecting to XP machines. Other vista computers are fine...

I have a similar issue with my new Vista 64 Home Premium HP Laptop as well
Actually I can see the share folders from the XP (to the laptop) but I get a access error when vista trys to connects to the XP Desktop.

It could be norton but it seems unlikely...as the XP connect ok to the Vista Laptop

after some googles and so forth I have not found a soultion yet

Kevin

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What would be the best way to set up the local network so that
machines can share files and printers with each other?

There is an ADSL-modem/DHCP-server/router/firewall and a wireless hot-spot
connected to it. (Kind of radio extension of the LAN.)

There is an old Windows2000 SP4 desktop that acts as "the server":
Printers are connected to it, and it's used for "central storage" so that most
of the files to be accessed from all machines are kept in its disks.
This machine has no WLAN, so it needs to be connected via cable.

There is also a Windows7 basic laptop connected via WLAN.

There is a Vista desktop connected via WLAN.

There is a Vista laptop connected sometimes via cable, sometimes via WLAN.

All operating systems are 32-bit. The Vistas are SP2.

The problem:

Between the other machines the default workgroup and simple file and printer
sharing works fine, but with the Windows7 laptop there are problems:
Sometimes the other machines in the LAN aro found, sometimes not.
Internet is always accessible, but the resources on other machines sometimes are
and sometimes are not.

The disappearing of the other machines fro Windows7 "network-folder" doesn't
seem to be dependent from time or anything. It looks quite random.
After boot, everything is seen. Then you surf in the net foe a while, and 2 machines
have disappeared. Later all the other machines, icluding the hotspot and the
ADSL-modem are disappeared, mut th... Read more

A:Best way to share with Vista etc.

Anyone? Where to start looking?

The problem is that the "loosing" of other machines may happen at any time.
Yesterday a shared folder was open in the "file manager" (windows explorer), and I tried to download
a file into that very folder - got "windows cannot access the folder..." and refreshing the view in
windows explorer caused the same error.

The UAC was turned to level zero, but it doesn't help.

Also, all other machines don't disappear at once. Typically some of the other machines are seen
some not. And the machines lost seem to be quite random - the other machines are not always
lost in the same order.

And only Windows7-machine looses them. Not any of the other machine.

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Hi,

I am hoping someone here can help me.

Basically I am trying to view a shared XP folder from vista. When I am logged into vista network, I click on the xp machine found from the network discovery. The problem is I try to connect to an account which is on the vista machine as well and I get an unsuccessful login.

I tried netuse

I did check out another post, which told me to change "Sharing and security model for local accounts" setting to "local users authenticate as themselves", but did allow me to access printer sharing, but if I am not connecting in as a user, I cannot share files or folder.

Both the firewalls are off and I can ping the xp machine. The xp machine can actually see the vista shared folders, its just the vista machine cannot connect to XP shared folder.

The vista OS is vista home basic and the XP OS is xp proffessional.

I do not remember it being to hard to share a simple folder. Anyone got any options?
 

A:Cannot share vista to xp

Here are some TSG generic tips for sharing between vista and xp as well as a link to a pretty detailed info. tutorial.
Network XP and LAn with generic networking tips,courtesy of Johnwill,Networking Forum..

Here's a place to start: PC Chuck's Windows XP And Vista On The LAN Together

http://networking.nitecruzr.net/2006/12/windows-xp-and-vista-on-lan-together.html
Also, here's some generic networking tips for all networks.

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

PING <ip address>
or
PING <computer name>

Where:
<ip address> - is the x.x.x.x IP address
<computer name> - is the computer name

A failure to PING is almost always a firewall configuration issue. Any failure to PING needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Note: You can obtain the IP address and computer name of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG /ALL. This should work for any Windows version. The IPCONFIG /ALL display will provide a wealt... Read more

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Well basically i have a problem. I am selling the PC i am on at the moment, as i have a new Sony Viao laptop.

The problem comes simply to the fact that all of my data is on this PC, mainly including things such as music (like 3 gb of it) that is hard to retrieve, as well as important programs which i have that is difficult to retrieve.

I have searched download.com and other sites to try and find a solution program where i can transfer files easily, this is becuase the Window one provided called "Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" is rather not of use to me.

Basically for some reason there is no option to send things wirelessly, or through a network, and the other options are either CD/Floppy (too small to fit the data), Serial (new laptops do not have that serial port anymore and USB (which i don't own, and again, it will take ages as it is too small).

This basically means the only way i can do this is wirelessly. can anyone help?

I have a perfect wirlees snetwork, both can connect to it easily, ywet i cannot send files from one to another!

Annoyingly, Vista DOES have a tool where you can do this, but becuase it is completely different from XP's Wizard, i dont think it can work.

So can anyone help? I have even tried to share the folders on the network, but how does that work? Is it supposed to show up on all of the network pc's or do you have to accept it in some way? As i dont know how to access the shared files!

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There is a user, Dad, with admin privileges on a Windows 7 machine (this is me).

There are other users, kid1 and kid2, with no admin privileges (my kids ;-) )

I want to let kid1 and kid2 access the contents of a directory in my userspace C:\Users\Dad\ . In fact it's not at the top level, let's say it's C:\Users\Dad\ownCloud\photos (because it is). I want to let kid1 have read/write access and kid2 read only access.

I navigated my way to C:\Users\Dad\ownCloud and then right-clicked on photos, clicked on properties, clicked on the sharing tab, and did what looked like the sensible thing (gave the kids the required access).

I then logged in as kid2 and attempted to find my way to C:\Users\Dad\ownCloud\photos. I got there -- but on the way I saw far too much -- kid2 can see a complete list of the names of all files and directories in D:\Users\Dad (not ideal) and also names of all files and directories in C:\Users\Dad\ownCloud (which is not acceptable, because that is my entire life in the cloud).

Is this expected behaviour when sharing directories in Windows? If not, what did I do wrong?

If so then this is no good and I guess I need a workaround. The problem is that I am not at all sure that I can move the directory, because it part of a cloud storage service (like Dropbox, but a different company) and as far as I know that directory ...\ownCloud\photos (the one I want to share with my kids) must be a subdirectory of ...\ownCloud (the one that I really don't want my kids ... Read more

A:Admin wants to share a directory with non-admin users

NTFS Folder Permissions

I'm thinking if you create a symbolic link in C:\Users\Public you may be able to let the kids go directly to the shared folder. Perhaps then you can deny Traverse permission to block the parent folder. But I haven't done it myself.

Stoik Joker,who has the NTFS permissions page in the above link, is also a regular poster on DonationCoder.com. You may be able to ask for clarifications there. And of course someone with SysAdmin type experience may chime in here.

If you succeed using external info please post the solution.

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Hi

All the info I can find by searching for printer sharing tells me how to share a printer connected to my PC, but in this case the printer is on a Vista SP2 PC, it is set for sharing, and I want to have it share the printer with my W8.1 PC.

When I try to find the printer it does not find any.

What is the correct procedure for connecting a W8.1 PC to a Vista SP2 PC attached printer.

Thanks

Daniel

A:Share a Vista PC Printer with a W8.1 PC

Can you see files in the C:\Users\Public folders of the two machines from the other machine?

Those folders should be shared by default. If you cannot see the contents from the other machine then there is something missing. Perhaps file and printer sharing is not enabled or the network discovery service is not running.

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what a frustrating couple of hours I've spent....

I can't get vista to share files properly.

I'm on a wireless network sharing between 2 vista pcs and one XP sp2.

I've got the workgroups right, and can see the files both ways, but can only share coming from the XP machine (acutally a couple of the folders share but not all and I've set them all the same). I'm useing Norton NIS on all three and have each machine cross filed as trusted on the others.

I constantly get an error message: xxx is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this service to find out if you have access permissions. access is denied.

On the vista pcs I have network discovery on and filesharing on and all the rest of the buttons set to off. In the file sharing section there is a message that says "you can use your firewall program to change this setting" but I cannot find any setting in NIS except to trust the computers. I have tried turning off the firewall and still have the same issues. Interestingly, the button to turn off file sharing is grayed out in the NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.

There just has to be some obscure setting I'm missing????

thanks in advance... I'm going nutz on this one...

tom
 

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Hi:

I have 5 pcs with 8. The printer is fully installed in a Windows Vista pc.

However only one pc can print correctly. I created a homegroup in this pc and it can print just fine. However when I try to connect the other pcs to the homegroup windows 8 displays say it can do it anymore.
Any help will be very much appreciated.

A:How do I share a printer on a LAN with Vista/8 PCS

Get a Network Print Server with a USB port, so you can connect the printer to the network, not a dedicated machine. Then you just have to install the driver and/or software for the printer on all machines, then find the Network IP of the printer. It works the same way if you are sharing the printer off of a workstation. You just have to know the IP of the workstation with the printer. Problems that you run into can be the following: Workstation set up with a Dynamic IP, can be changed for their IP's by the router. So you end up loosing connection to the printer. Someone turns off the workstation, you lose connection to the printer.

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Windows Vista refuses to allow access to a printer from Windows 7. The Win 7 laptops are in a domain and the Vista Home Premium machine is not. It's security settings are set to share without password. The share has permissions and security set to everyone. Related, the Vista machine cannot be accessed by name, only by ip. I'd like to add the printers and not have to worry about entering the password each time as it gets in the way of work.

A:Windows 7 Cannot see Vista share

When you say domain, do you mean workgroup, or are you really talking about a true server environment?

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i have a hp inkjet 4400 printer wired to vista computer with usb, trying to share with compaq xp service pack 3. i have network setup using xp as main computer connected to internet. internet sharing working. have installed printer on both computers. set both computers to workgroup. need help. computers are networked with ethernet cable with xp connected to internet thru linksys wireless adapter.

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I would like my Vista laptop and my Windows 10 desktop to be able to share files on my home network without having to log on (other than the normal computer boot-up). I had no problems before Windows 10. I have set sharing everywhere I can think of. What am I missing or has Microsoft gone overboard on security with Windows 10?

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Note 1: I can see and access the XP shared folders from the Vista machine, but not vice-verse.
Note 2: They both go into the router. The XP computer is connected via a wireless network card; the Vista computer is connected via Ethernet cable to the router (not crossover cable).


--Problem:
I want to share folders on a network drive that is on the Vista machine with my XP computer. I mapped the network drive on the Vista machine and called it "Shared" and made the drive letter an L. When I attempt to do the same on the XP computer (map a network drive) it asks for a location, so I put in the location of the folder I share on the network drive (\\TOMMY-PC\Shared). But when I press "Finish" it says it is attempting to connect to \\Tommy-pc\Shared but after about 15 seconds it comes up with this error:

The mapped network drive could not be created because the following error has occured:

Logon failure: the user has not been granted the request logon type at this computer.Click to expand...

I can see the Vista machine from the XP machine in the workgroup computers window. When I try and go to "Network Places" and then to "View workgroup computers" on the XP machine and double-click the "TOMMY-PC" computer name, it comes up with this error:

\\Tommy-pc is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

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A:Solved: Cannot share between XP and Vista

Disable Password Protected Sharing on the Vista machine.

Make sure the Vista machine has a password assigned to the login account, the default is for Vista to disable file/print sharing if the account has no password.
 

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Recently i bought an xbox 360, and i am trying to connect it to the internet by using my Vista PC.

my PC is wirelessly connected to the internet, and i am trying to connect the xbox to the internet through an ethenet cable.

When trying to share my internet connection, i get the error message that is in the attachment
Any help is much appriciated, and thank you in advance
 

A:Cannot allow my Vista PC to share connection

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i have all my music files on my desktop using vista....i cannot seem to access these files on my win 7 laptop. they can be accessed via windows media player on the laptop, but thats it. I was attempting to add the music folder to my itunes on my laptop. i have made the music folder public. It can be seen on my xbox as well as my ps3

the network sees the laptop and destop, but when i try to access them they both ask for a user name and password. I have not set any passwords for either. please advise. Thanks.

A:how to share files from vista to win 7

Hi bishop703, Welcome to Seven Forums.
Its advisable to have a password on all your equipment, then your problem should be fixed.

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I want to share a printer I have on my Vista machine with users on an XP machine. With some firewall manipulation I was able to get it to work only if the users on the XP machine also had identical accounts on the Vista machine. Is there any way around this? I would like the users on the XP machine to be able to print but I do not want them to be able to log on the Vista machine. Basically the XP machine is for my children and I want them to be able to print but I don't want them logging on my Vista computer.

The Vista machine runs Norton Security 2007 firewall in addition to Windows firewall.

The XP machine runs Norton Security 2002 firewall in addition to Windows firewall.

Searching the forums I did not see any references to printing to a shared printer on a Vista machine without having an account. I was thinking that maybe there might be a way to print with a user id and password sent with a print job. Or maybe the user accounts on Vista can be hidden so they allow printing but not logging in.
 

A:Share Printer XP to Vista

First of all to share the printer they don't necessarily have to have any access to your pc, only share the printer and that is all they will be able to use.
You could get a router with a usb port and then both pc's can share the printer.
This is a great router that has this function:
http://www.usr.com/support/product-template.asp?prod=5461
http://www.compusa.com/products/pro...&Nty=1&D=USR+5461&Ntk=All&product_code=331849
 

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We have a small home office, 2 computers, both running Windows Vista, 32 bit business edition. We have our computer networked for file sharing, & internet. When we had windows xp, we had no problem sharing. Now with Vista, we can no longer share files. We have removed every security feature we can find, still with no success. We both have files on our computers, we ARE the administrators. We would like to share our files in the network. Please help!! How can we do this?
 

A:How do I file share with Vista?

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hi guys. new to forum. having some issues sharing over a local network.

i have a vista machine and a win7 machine on a network. i can connect to both public folders either way and transfer/modify files ok. im having issues sharing a folder on the vista pc with w7. i have the folder on vista shared with full permissions. (its not on the c drive). the win7 pc can see it along with all other shared folders but when trying to connect to the folder it reports that i dont have permissions to access the folder. so, if any one has some good pointers to start with i would be most gratefull

chasb441
 

A:Solved: share between vista and w7

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

PING <ip address>
or
PING <computer name>

Where:
<ip address> - is the x.x.x.x IP address
<computer name> - is the computer name

A failure to PING is almost always a firewall configuration issue. Any failure to PING needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Note: You can obtain the IP address and computer name of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG /ALL. This should work for any Windows version. The IPCONFIG /ALL display will provide a wealth of useful information for debugging your network connection.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs:

COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Server
TCP/IP Netbios helper
Wireless Zero Configuration (XP wireless configurations)
WLAN AutoConfig (Vista wireless configurations)
Workstation

Note: You can check the services in Con... Read more

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I am trying to access a Windows Vista share from a mac, and I can't view any subfolders in anything except the Public share folder. What am I doing wrong?

Thanks

A:Vista won't share subfolders

Originally Posted by quaternio


I am trying to access a Windows Vista share from a mac, and I can't view any subfolders in anything except the Public share folder. What am I doing wrong?

Thanks



Just use the easier way. Connect to (drive)$

So open command and type this Start \\computername\C$

That would give you all files in the C drive. For D drive it would be D$ and so forth.


   Note
You will need administrator credentials to use this method

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How do I share files between a PC running Vista Basic and a Mac Mini running 10.4.11? Both computers are connected to the internet and each other through a DSE wireless router. The router is then connected to the modem. The PC is connected wirelessly and the Mac is connected via a network cable. Both can access the internet fine.
The PC can see the Mac in the "View Computers And Devices" but when I double click on the icon I am prompted to enter a Username/Password. I presumed this was the Mac administrators Username/Password and entered the details. I received a message saying "login unsuccessful" and to check the Username/Password. The problem is that the Username/Password was correct. I did some research and found that on Vista Ultimate you can access "Local Security Policy" and apparently change settings there and allow sharing between PC and Mac. This option doesn't exist for Vista Basic. As for the Mac it cant even see the PC let alone attempt to connect.
It seems absurd that Microsoft would release Vista Basic and make it so difficult to share files with Mac and vice versa. I was running XP home and within 2 minutes I could share files with the same Mac with the exact same setup. Unless I'm missing something that is right in front of me I would have to say that you simply can't share files between Vista Basic and Mac. Of course I could be missing something that is right in front of me...

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Sorry, but I can't find my unique situation. I just bought a gatway laptop with vista and also have another laptop with xp. I have a network set up. Both laptops can get on that network wirelessly and can get on the internet with both.

Now the PROBLEM, my xp laptop (wireless) sees the vista laptop (wireless) but the vista laptop doesn't see the xp laptop.

I have made the vistat laptop private and turned on all sharing. I also tried to double click the vista laptop icon(on the xp laptop) but got the error message (not authorized...).

What steps do I need to take to get the two computers sharing?

A:How to Share files between xp and vista

Are you allowing the computers through the firewalls, which do you use on the machines ?

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My Vista home premium computer cannot access the shared folders on my XP home computer via my LAN.

I can access the Vista computer from the XP, but when I try to open the XP folder from Vista, I'm prompted for user name and password. Both computers are in the same workgroup, I have the same logon user name and password on both as well.

If I try to connect with net use, I get:
system error 86
the specified network password is not correct

Firewalls are off
Anti-virus is off
The RestrictAnonymous registry setting is 0
 

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I would like my Vista laptop and my Windows 10 desktop to be able to share files on my home network without having to log on (other than the normal computer boot-up). I had no problems before Windows 10. I have set sharing everywhere I can think of. What am I missing or has Microsoft gone overboard on security with Windows 10?
 
Don

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I have a home network with one host computer and 4 client computers on a wireless network system, (2WIRE Home Portal)

All the computers can access the internet, however, the client computers cannot access the printer connected to the host computer. The host computer is running Vista Business, one client is a laptop running Vista Home Premium, two other clients are running XP Pro and one laptop is running Windows 2000. When I browse for a printer on the vista client, it "sees" the host computer, but will not open it. I recognizes the ping, but the host will not allow access. The XP clients "see" the network group, but will not open them.

I have done everything possible to make this work in Network Sharing, etc. I've disabled the firewalls, reviewed blogs, etc etc. I cannot get the host computer to allow the clients to access the printer! I know there is a way, I only need guidance on how to make it work. Thank you.
 

A:Vista networking won't share printer

I may have this backwards since it's been a while since I did this but Vista and XP locate the printers in an opposite manner. If I remember in Vista you go into printers in Control panel and choose "local printer" and then find it and XP it is a "network printer" but I might have it in reverse. You also have to enable printer sharing in the host machine. You may also have to install the driver in every pc as well.
 

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The following is my setup:

Computer #1
Windows XP 64 bit
HP Printer attached via USB
I have shared printer as share named "hplj"
Computer name: maincomp
Local user account: jimmy with password of "tester"
Connected to local network 192.168.1.0
IP address 192.168.1.102

Computer #2
Windows Vista Home addition
No printers attached
Computer name: laptop
Local user account: ted with password "password"
Connected to local network 192.168.1.0
IP address: 192.168.1.103

From Computer #2 I attempt to setup a printer to connect to the "hplj" printer on "maincomp". During the wizard setup when it asks me for the network name I enter, "\\maincomp\hplj". I then receive a login dialog box asking for username and password to connect to the print share. So I input "jimmy" as the username, and "tester" as the password. I then receive an error about the username and password not being correct. I do not have CAP locks on and I am sure I am typing everything correctly. I cannot get passed this step.
In troubleshooting this, I click on Start and then in the search box down below I type "\\maincomp" and press enter. Again I receive a login dialog box. So I input "jimmy" as the username and "tester" as the password. I again receive an error about the username and password not being correct. I do not know if there is some compatibility issue between XP 64bit and Vista, but this is driving... Read more

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I am about to purchase a Vista laptop and desktop. I currently use Kodak Easyshare loading dock to handle photos. Will this be compatible with these two machines.
(I was going to try to find an xp laptop but it seems to be just to much trouble)
 

A:Kodak Easy Share and Vista

gcarguy said:


I am about to purchase a Vista laptop and desktop. I currently use Kodak Easyshare loading dock to handle photos. Will this be compatible with these two machines.
(I was going to try to find an xp laptop but it seems to be just to much trouble)Click to expand...

fwiw, here's a laptop with xp loaded
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834115476

about easyshare
don't know if this has the answer you seek, but it's a place to start
http://www.vistaheads.com/forums/microsoft-public-windows-vista-general/130456-kodak-easyshare.html
 

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How do I share my media from my vista laptop to windows 7?
My vista laptop finds and accesses the 7 laptops media perfectly fine
but I want to play my music from my vista laptop to the windows 7 laptop
any ideas on how to do this?
thanks

A:Share media from windows vista to 7

If you are using iTunes and you have set up home sharing then hey presto you are done.

If you are using Windows Media Player/Center, if you go into 'Network' in Windows Explorer you should see your User account and PC name under Media Devices. Simply double click the appropriate icon and hey presto your done.

Hope this helps.

Oli

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Hi,

I'm trying to share more than one folder on the network from a Vista computer, and I dont want to have to go into each stinkin' folder to set the sharing permissions. Is there a way around this without using the Public folder?

For example say another folder is created for the latest patches for games or a utility or something is downloaded somewhere on the hard drive. I dont want to have to run back and forth between computers to grab copies of these things or work with them.

Is there a way to simply share the C drive and all subdirectories, then go to the Windows folder and say NOT share the windows folder and all its subdirectories? And do similar stuff with the other Windoes-imperative foledrs. The point is that most of the stuff on the computer I want access to without having to re-share permissions and all this cr*p for each new folder thats created when new software is installed.

Thanks.

A:How do I share folders and subfolders on Vista

Not really without compromising your system security. If you share C:/ you open yourself to phishing.

I did share C:/ once on one of my computers, but it was only for an hour one night while I copied files I needed to my new computer.

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Is it possible to share the internet connection from my desktop (XP) so that my wife's shiny new Vista laptop can use it? If possible, wireless connection would be better. Her laptop is wireless capable, but my current router (provided by AOL - it's a BT Voyager 105) isn't compatible with Vista. Before I go out and buy a new modem/router I'd like to know if this is all possible! I'm a complete novice with networks/sharing internet connections so any advice would be very welcome.

Thanks.
 

A:Share Internet Connection XP/Vista

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Seems like I am always having issues with File and print sharing. I am trying to print share a PC running XP Pro and a Laptop running Vista. I made sure they had the same work group name. Print shared the XP computer and gave it a shared name. Allowed Net bios over IP/TCP. Disabled simple file sharing. The Vista computer isn't able to detect the printer on the XP PC via a network connection. Therefore I tried to Make a local port with the IP address of the XP PC and install the driver. Unfortunately this did not work. It seems like if the two PC's could see each other than it would be easy to install the driver from the XP PC onto the Vista PC. The XP PC says the workgroup is not accessible and you may not have admin rights to use this network resource. Therefore I cannot see the Vista PC in Network places on the XP PC. I can now see the XP PC on the Vista PC, but it doesn't allow me to access it (cannot access \\Richard). I have performed this many times before without any problems, but for some reason with these two computer's I am having trouble. The user name and passwords don't have to be the same do they? I download Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) Responder ... on the XP PC. I have read many posts on this topic as It is something I really want to know how to troubleshoot. I can't think of what else to try. Please Help. Thanks.

A:Unable to print share from XP to Vista!

try this http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727037.aspx

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We have a Samsung CLP-550 printer connected to Vista Ultimate 32-bit box.

Checked network connections - all fine and the XP box can see drives, etc. on Vista Box.

BUT the XP machine can't see the printer

I've checked Printer sharing on the vista machine
I've checked group name, etc.
I've checked firewalls and disabled them completely for the sake of the test
I've tried entering in the address of the printer on the vista machine manually
I've tried checking through the forum but so far they aren't applicable as I can see the files on the vista box from the XP box...

...still nothing

Any suggestions?
TIA
 

A:XP machine can't share Vista printer

Are you able to access files on the vista computer from XP. Such as Public folder. Can the computers ping each other.
 

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Having difficulty printer from Vista to Windows 7. Canon MP210 is connected via USB to Windows 7 machine. Sharing is on and otherwise functioning. from the Vista machine, I can see the printer but cannot print. I can see all other files shared.


Any help would be great. I know part of the issue is the ".inf" which I cannot get to.

Thanks,
Randy

A:Share Printer from Window 7 to Vista

If you can see the printer from Vista then check it's properties and see what the port is. Can you print a selftest from the Win7 machine?

Back to basics:
Remove the printer from Vista.
Check that "Printer and Sharing Service" is installed on both Windows. From "Network and Sharing Center", after clicking "Manage Network Connections" right click on "Local Area Connection" and then click "properties". You should see "Printer and Sharing" listed.

Then in the Network and Sharing Center make sure Printer Sharing is ON in the Win7 machine.

Then click "View Computers and Devices" in the Network and Sharing Center.

Can you even see the other machines? If not reboot and wait a few and try again.

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Hey All-
I've set up a WAN for my mother using a wireless Belkin router. The Belkin is attached to a desktop which is running XP. Her Vista laptop is able to see and use the network for surfing the web. No problem there. But the Vista laptop refuses to see the shared folders on the XP machine, and the XP machine cannot see/find the Vista laptop.

Using my own XP laptop this is all very simple. I simple set the 'Shared' option on the folders on the desktop, then on my XP machine navigated through 'Local Networks>Entire Network>Microsoft Windows Network>Mshome and there they are! All very simple.

I spent an hour on the Msoft pages last night, trying to fix this problem, but got nowhere. What am I missing? What is the easiest way to fix this? I just need to transfer some files from the XP desktop to the Vista laptop...shouldn't be that hard.

Thanks!

BTW, this was originally a thread in the Msoft OS forum, but we couldn't reslove the problem there.
 

A:Vista is on WAN, but cannot find/share files

What firewall are you using on the Vista laptop? You'll have to enable printer and file sharing on the laptop
 

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I am running a home network where mail is downloaded via dialup ICS into a .pst file on a Win98 machine running Windows Messaging V5.0.1458.47. The .pst file is then also accessed (one machine at a time) from an XP machine running Outlook 97.

The Win98 machine is being replaced by a Vista machine and I'm looking for a mail configuration to:
- allow sharing of the email data downloaded to the Vista machine from the XP machine
- eliminate the 2GB mail file limit that I am approaching
- allow simultaneous sharing of the mail database (nice to have but not a requirement)

I have readily available Outlook 97 and Outlook Express V6 on the XP machine and Microsoft Mail on the Vista machine. I also have Windows Messaging (wms.exe) available on a Win98 CD. Thunderbird would be considered.

Is there a better solution than installing Windows Messaging on the Vista machine (will it run on Vista?) and continuing as before?

Would appreciate any recommendations on a more elegant and functional solution.
 

A:Solved: Help on Vista and XP Share of Email

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Ive been having alot of troubles sharing all my harddrives on my network. 2 of my 5 harddrives allow me to access them on other computers in the network and 3 give me the you do not have permission to access this...contact admin. The unshared harddrives are working fine and are configured exactly the same way the the two that are being shared are. Essentially everything is the same on all harddrives but 3 dont let me access them. Very preplexing. very frustrating. please help!

**Drivers all up to date

A:Vista Wont Share all Harddrives

Can you give me a little more details on the setup.

Are the hardrives your sharing all from 1 machine? and cant access 3 of the 5 that are shared? is that correct?

or are you sharing each hardrive from each machine and can only access 2 of the machines?

Just need a little more clarity on your setup.

Thanks

cheex

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Hi, I've had my computer set up for quite some time with Win7 Ultimate 32-bit (Yes I know I can support 64-bit, but I had issues with my TV-tuner drivers). My parents' computer downstairs is Vista Premium. When I go on their computer and try to connect to mine from the network, it says


Code:
\\ALEX-PC is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. 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.
I checked all of the Network and Sharing Center options, and I'm pretty sure I have it adequately set-up so that it should work. Any ideas?

A:Can't Share Files from my Computer to Vista

Have you tried the ipaddress instead? and Netbios over tcp/ip is selected int WINs tab under Properties?

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OK for the past 4-5 months I've had my 2 desktop's PC's networked via a Netgear router, both are running Vista Ultimate 32bit & everything's been perfect for these past 4-5 months.

Last night I removed a TV Card (WinTV Express) out of my main system (Computer A) & replaced it with a better card (PCTV Stereo). After doing that the file/printer sharing from Computer A became inaccesable from Computer B.

Computer A Can access eveything on Computer B just like before, however although Computer B can see Computer A in the network folder when i try to access it i get the error (\\computer is not accessible you might not have permission to use this network resource. contact the administratyor of this network to find out if you have permission. access is denied). However if I go into the run box on computer B & type in the folder location i wish to access on Computer A (for example, \\computer-name\folder) then the folder loads that way. Also both systems can ping each other.

As far as I can tell everything is setup correctly, im logged in as administrator, i have set each folder i share to be avaliable to everyone under the advanced sharing tab, its setup as a private network. Like I say everythings been working perfectly for several months under these settings & its only last night everything stopped working.

I use the file sharing regularly so i have to get it working properly again, having to type in the full address of the folder im trying to access isn't an... Read more

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Hello, is Windows VISTA compatible with Kodak Easy Share? and what if I have the old version - how do I upgrade to the new version? (IF the new version is compatible with WIndows Vista) Thanks!

A:Vista and Kodak Easy Share

It says it is compatible with Vista,






System Requirements
Operating System Compatibility WINDOWS XP1, WINDOWS VISTA
Processor Speed INTEL PENTIUM IV, 1.2 GHz
RAM 512 MB minimum
Hard Disk Space 200 megabytes
Language Support English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Portuguese, Czech, Turkish, Polish, Russian
1WINDOWS XP SP2 or later is required



EASYSHARE Software Downloads

Oh and it is free to download (always has been). As to how well it works, no idea as I have just been using Vista's own Picture Gallery (or the Windows Live Photo Gallery) with a couple of older (DX6340 and a CX4230) Kodak cameras. Also if you haven't connected the camera to the computer yet, you probably won't need to install drivers (Vista already had drivers for both of mine; x86 on one computer and x64 on the other).

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Vista Home Premium SP1

Vista wont share subfolders. How do I make subfolders to be shared as well? I have 70 music subfolders under a folder " Classical Music". Vista shares only the root
 

A:Vista wont share subfolders

I'm not on Vista now so can't give specifics. You have to look closely at the sharing/permissions of the folder and look at the various options. Somewhere there is the option to apply the same permissions to subfolders.
 

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Can anybody send some information or links on what is the market share of windows xp 64bit and windows vista 64 bit for home users?
Thanks,
Test games

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I have a Win2K3 server, with several XP machines on a domain, and one Vista machine.

I created a DFS share on the server, so that I could get to all the "C$" shares from each PC on a single "drive mapping".

the problem is that I can map the Vista c$ share, but when I try to access it through the DFS root share, it tells me "Network Access Denied".

I have verified that I can map to this drive manually from an other XP machine, and I can access it with no problems.

How can I correct this?
 

A:DFS Root problems on Vista share

I'd simply create a new share, using the admin shares is not advisable anyway.
 

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hi guys,

i have a windows98 computer with a lexmark x75 printer connected via USB
i am trying to share the printer with my new Vista machine.

the networking is fine...and i can browse to the printer...but when i try to access it i get:

connecting to lexmark...then
windows cannot connect to the printer
operation could not be completed (error 0x00000866)

i have googled this error and tried various ways to fix this with no success
i used net use commands and this didnt help...

anybody know whats going on?
is this a driver issue?
 

A:is it possible to share a win98 printer with vista?

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I've trying to get File Sharing going for the past 2 days on my new laptop which is running vista home premium w. sp1. I have a network of 3 XP Pro machines, one being a wireless laptop, that share fine and ping as well. The router is a Linksys WRT54GS.

On the vista machine:

- Windows Firewall is active, File and Printer Sharing is checked. I know this isn't the problem because it doesn't work even with the firewall turned off.
- Network Discovery: ON
- File Sharing: ON
- Public Folder Sharing: OFF
- Printer Sharing: OFF
- Password protected Sharing: ON
- Media Sharing: OFF

The workgroup name is the same on all computers on the network. As I mentioned all the xp machines and even the xbox function fine, its just this Vista laptop thats a pain. It doesn't even ping from any of the other computers.

One more thing I should mention. The Vista machine doesn't see any computers in the network other than itself, and the XP machine sees the Vista but refuses to connect, not even ask for password. It just appears and thats it.

Anyone know a reason why it's acting like this?

A:Cannot Ping or File Share with Vista

i have the same type of problem...
i got two laptops both connected to a wireless router which is connected to the adsl modem...both laptops have no problems in connecting to the internet...

but when I tried to share files...neither of them cannot acces each others files..whith using the network folder...

but in one laptop whhen i type the ip address of the other in the run command it will open the others public folder...and also its is possible to ping the other compuetr but vise versa is impossible...both are acer laptops...and im quite sure there nothing wrong with the wireless adpaters......

both hav vista home premium 32-bit...i need help

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Hello.

I'm trying to connect my laptop running on vista to run Xbox Live wirelessly (it can already connect successfully to the internet).

They connect to each other, and i can share files between them, however, to run Xbox Live through the laptop, Internet Connection Sharing must be enabled (I'll refer to it as ICS).

Now for some reason my laptop does not want to allow internet conection sharing, when I try to set it, it loads for about 30 seconds, then comes up with an error message saying "An error occurred while internet connection sharing was being enabled.", AKA error 761, which is odd because after looking into it on the internet, it should also read sfter that sentence "The specified service does not exist as an installed service", although it does not.

I'd appriciate any help anyone can give me into enabling my laptop to run ICS so I can play on Xbox Live without forking out 60 for an adapter.

Much thanks,
Alex.

EDIT: I am posting this in the Vista forums because I dont have any problem when I try it on my main computer running on XP, so I thought it should be more specialised.
 

A:Vista Cannot Share Connection with Xbox 360

Was having the same problem on a friend's computer and eventually got it to work (maybe).
We disabled the wireless connection then shared it. Make sure the wired connection is enabled when you try this.
The reason I say maybe is because we have not had a chance to test it with the xbox yet (not at home with the laptop now).
I will repost when we test it.
 

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