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Solved: Cannot access XP computer from Windows 7 computer.

Q: Solved: Cannot access XP computer from Windows 7 computer.

I'm new to Windows 7.

I'm attempting to access an XP computer from a newly-set-up Windows 7 computer. I use the same user name and password on all six of my systems. I get a dialog box that asks me for the user name and password to access the XP computer. I enter the user name and password and click OK. I then get another screen that says enter network password. I enter the network password (which is different from the previous password) and it says "logon failure".

What am I doing wrong?

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A: Solved: Cannot access XP computer from Windows 7 computer.

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 Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services.

All of these services should be started, and their startup type should be automatic.

If a service is not running, open it's properties and check the dependencies. Check each of the dependencies and see which one is preventing the service from running. Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing.
All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You also need to actually share the resource in question from My Computer, right click on the drive/printer/folder, and select sharing.

If you encounter difficulties accessing computers that are visible in Network Places (Network and Sharing Center in Vista), make sure the computer being accessed has an account with the same name/password as the system connecting to it uses to login. NOTE: Vista's default is to require a password on the account to enable file/print sharing.

While the default NetBIOS setting is correct for normal network configurations, it's possible for it to be altered, and it costs nothing to make sure it's correct. NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled for normal network browsing. You can open a command prompt as described above and type the following command: nbtstat -n. This will display the status of NetBIOS or indicate it's not configured.

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Hi,

I have had difficulty networking a second XP (SP3) machine (Fred) to a home network involving a W2k, and XP and a Win7 Ultimate.

Win 7 could quite happily talk to the first/original XP machine but, although Win 7 could see Fred (the second XP machine), Win 7 could not connect to it (Windows cannot access \\Fred) . Network diagnostics declared that "multiple devices have the name FRED" - which as far as I could see was rubbish especially as the first XP machine could see and access Fred quite happily

If I turned Fred off, then Win 7 could not see it at all.
So I renamed Fred to FredMk2 and tried again. Then in Win 7 I could see Fred AND FredMk2.

I could connect to FredMk2 just fine. But if I tried to connect to Fred, I got the same error message about multiple devices. Bizarre since there were actually no devices called Fred!!

So why does Win 7 think there are multiple 'Fred's when in fact there are none?
How can I get Win 7 to access FredMk2 under its proper name of Fred and so use this name throughout the network?
TFAI
 

A:Solved: Network Windows 7 to XP - Cannot access \\computer

Cracked it - It seems that in fiddling around I had managed to set up a home group and somehow Fred (despite being an XP PC) had been put into it. Why there were multiple instances remains a mystery
So, delete the (control Panel->)homegroup; stop the homegroup services (just in case) and the problem goes away.
Apologies for wasting everyones time.
 

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There is a shared printer on my wife's Windows 7 computer (HP7250). When both computers were XP, I had no trouble accessing them with all my accounts on my computer. 3 years ago I upgraded both computers to Windows 7. Same thing, no problem accessing the shared printer on all my accounts. Now I got a new Windows 8 computer and the only account that can access the shared printer is my admin account. Nothing has changed on the W7 box but I cannot access the printer with my W8 standard account, or my new "Microsoft" admin account. Only with my "local" admin account. I don't even see the printer in Control Panel/Printers and Devices, only in the local admin account. If I do a "net view \\HP7250\MP150" I can see the printer share on all my accounts. Therefore I can print on the shared printer only on my local admin account. Is this by design of W8 or am I missing something.
 

A:Solved: can't access network printer with my Windows 8 computer

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Using my Windows 7 computer, I am unable to access Northern Brewer Home Beer Brewing Kits, Supplies & Equipment The page contentiously loads. I am able to load it using Ubuntu, or Windows XP on different computers. The Windows 7 computer is able to load in if I use ASUS Express Gate before Windows 7 loads. I have checked the hosts file in c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ and tried changing DNS servers. I have flushed the dns cache, using ipconfig /flushdns. I have tried using Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Safari, none will work. I have also deleted all cookies, history, cache on them, still no luck. I have done full system scans using Microsoft Security Essentials, and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. I have also checked for root kits using combofix, all reported a clean system. I haven't noticed this problem with other websites, and have tried contacting the owners, but they have no ideas. This is a website I regularly use, and would prefer to access on this computer since the others are a server and htpc.

A:[SOLVED] unable to access website with Windows 7 computer only

Have you tried pinging the website from a command prompt on the Win7 computer?

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Can some one tell me how to give a specific computer in our small network 100% full access to my Windows 7 computer?  We have a windows NT based CNC machine(I'll call that the CNC) that is having a hard time communicating with my Windows 7 computer(I'll
call that the PC).  When I had windows XP I easily found a spot to enter the IP address of the CNC and that seemed to do the trick but, in windows 7 there is about 8 zillion different options and I am not sure where to achieve what I am trying to achieve. 
The folder the CNC needs to see, on the PC, is already shared.  The CNC can access the shared folder but it forgets that it is available every time it is shutdown.  The NT machine essentially sees it as a mapped drive.  Every morning I have
to retell it where the drive is. 

A:How do I give a specific computer FULL access to a Windows 7 computer?

grmichmush wrote:

Well, prior to trying to somehow boot to windows on the CNC, I went
up into to rafters and restarted the router again.  This AM it
connected just fine.  Will be a few days before I know if it stuck. 
If that does not continue to work,  does NT have a config.sys that I
can put that script in?

That script you put into the
"%systemroot%\system32\repl\import\scripts" directory  (where
%systemroot% is probably "C:\WINNT"). Then you enter the name of the
script e.g. "Win7logon.cmd" into the script property of the user
running your applications on the NT CNC machine ( on the profile tab of
the user properties page [via the user management or computer
management mmc snapins]). Both things you can do remotely from the Win7
PC, if the NT machine's systemdrive is shared and the RPC service is
running on the NT machine.
Wolfgang

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Well there are 2 PC in my LAN:

NB
Notebook
WiFi connection to my router NETGEAR DGN2200v3
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

DSK
Desktop
Cabled connection to my router NETGEAR DGN2200V3
Windows XP Home Edition 32bit SP3
If from DSK I try to access NB shared folders through network, everything is fine.
If from NB I try to access DSK shared folders through network, the following window appears:

The strange thing is that this problem seems to occur randomly! Sometimes it occurs, sometimes not (during the same session of usage of NB). This is annoying because usually I need to work with NB on files which are stored in DSK through local network, so if I need to apply a change to a file, sometimes I won't have a chance to do that.

Some minutes ago I configured DSK and NB so that the account for both has the same username and password.

When on NB I try to access DSK shared folders, the window I posted above appears, I fill the data but neither this time I have granted access...

This is what happens:
- I reset NB WiFi connection
- Using NB I try to access DSK shared folders --> everything is ok
- About 5 minutes passes
- Using NB I try to access DSK shared folders --> the authentication window appears, I fill the username and password fields but they won't be recognized

I need to work on DSK files directly from NB through my local network, so it is very annoying to reset my WiFi connection every 5 minutes... Just I don't know what the solution to this prob... Read more

A:Solved: [Problem] - Windows 7 ask for password if I access a Windows XP computer

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I've got a total of six computers on my network - 2 running Windows 7 and 4 running XP. With the exception of one computer, all of the machines see each other on the network and can share files. One XP machine does not see the shared folders of my new Win 7 machine but does list it as a "workgroup" computer. When I try to access the computer itself I am prompted for a password. Passwords are turned off on the Win 7 machine and none of the other computers on the network get prompted for passwords to access this computer. I assumed that it was due to the setting on the Win 7 machine but they are all set for sharing with everyone on the network. Passwords are off. Firewall is off as well. The network name is consistent across all the machines. I've been unable to find any information on why just one computer on the network would be prompted for a password to access another computer on the netwoek. Any help would be great.

A:One XP computer on network cannot access Windows 7 computer

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Option 1 - Verify that the password protected sharing is off from your new Windows 7 computer.
Disable Password Protected Sharing — MAXIMUMpcguides – Windows 7 tips, tricks, help, and how-to guides

Option 2 - Turn off the new Windows 7 computer, turn off the XP computer. Turn back on the new Windows 7 computer, wait until it's completely up and running then turn on the XP computer.

Please post an update.

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I shared a Canon Pixma MP170 printer on a Windows 7 Home Premium machine. I can see the shared printer name over the network from the XP machine within Add Printer Wizard screen. When I try to add the shared Canon printer on a Windows XP SP3 computer it says it will connect to the printer to download drivers but than it says no drivers are available.
Then it opens up a screen that asks me to provide an unnamed INF file. I put the install CD for the Pixma in the CD tray and pointed it to all Canon INF files located on the CD (one at a time) but it will not go any further. I also found same type of Canon printer INF files within the Program Files/Canon printer folder, but it would not use those either to complete printer add.

Am I missing some procedure that is needed to add a shared printer on a Windows XP computer from a different operating system such as Windows 7 Home Premium?

The Canon MP170 works both when plugged into XP machine and Win7 machine through USB port

Thanks for any help that someone can provide
 

A:Solved: Printing From XP Computer To Shared Printer On Windows 7 Computer

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I am using DELL AIO 926 Printer. When running 2 XP computers I was able to share the printer. Now, I have to unplug the USB and put it in the computer I am printing from. How can I get it to work wihtout changing the usb locations.
 

A:Solved: sharing printer using windows 7 computer and XP computer

Go through the following steps
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/
 

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I'm not sure if this illegal on this site is so if it is please tell me so and i won't say another word.
I'm using a dell 820 with xp sp3. The guy I worked with is no longer with us, So we have his work computer. The problem is that we need to access the hard drive, but all administrator passwords he changed. He must be smarter then me lol. So we have a legal copy of erd commander 2005 but everytime we boot to it. it can't access the local drive. it opens a application and then closes. I've drived putting the $system$ on the the bootable cd but no luck. I also know that a hotfix could be stopping from accessing it but i can't use the erd to unistall it becuase it won't access the drive so i'm lost and stuck if someone knows another way to uninstall hotfixes it would be very helpfull, thanks

Onces again i'm sorry if this is against the rules i read over the policy but I don't know if you consider this a hacking question or not. So please let me konw if this against the rules.
 

A:Solved: Can't access computer

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I have a desktop, Sony VAIO laptop, and a Motorola router and modem combination. Both computers are running Windows 7 professional. The desktop is running the 32 bit version and the laptop the 64 bit software.

When I first got my router, I could access my laptop from the desktop but after a crash on the desktop and reinstallation of everything, I can no longer access the laptop. I have set up file sharing on the laptop but it still will not allow access. Here is the message that appears when I try go access a folder on the laptop:

"Windows cannot access \\name-VAIO\backups
You do not have permission to access \\name-VAIO\backups"

On the old setup, I did not have Windows 7 homegroup for a network but this time, when I reinstaled everything, I think that the Homegroup got installed. Previously, I set up the network without Homegroup because it would not install.

I would rather not use Windows 7 homegroup but now that it is there, I do not know how to get rid of it and set up my network using the router software.

Is there something I can do to regain access between the two computers?

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Cannot access my other computer

Have you give permission to the W7 desktop trying to access the laptop?
 

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Hey guys,

I have set up a home network using a D-Link router. My desktop computer is connected directly to the router with a LAN cable and my laptop is connected to it by wi-fi. On my desktop, I have Windows 7 (32 bit) installed, and on the laptop I have Vista (32 bit) installed.

For some reason, even though all the settings are on "allow" for file sharing and there is no password required to access either computer, I am running into problems. The laptop can see the desktop and access it, while the desktop can see the laptop, but cannot access it. When I try to access the laptop, it give me a "unknown network path" error.

Please can somebody point on what I am doing wrong?

Thanks!!!

Adam
 

A:Solved: Cannot Access Another Computer on the Network

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I'm having trouble getting a computer connected to the server. The server is a Windows2000 and the computer is using Windows XP Home, which I know might be part of the problem.

I setup the workgroup because there is no way to join a domain with XP Home. Now the computer sees the server but cannot access any of the printers or drives on the server.

I'm very new to all this so if you could keep your answers very computer dumbified would be helpful.
 

A:Solved: Computer can see server but can't access it.

"Windows2000" = Windows 2000 Server? Or Windows 2000 Pro? Or something else?
 

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I have a newly configured windows XP computer and cannot get it to connect to my network wirelessly. can anyone help me with the steps?
 

A:Solved: computer set up for wireless access

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I developed a data base using Access under Windows XP Professional. There is much coding involved that uses the VB for Access. I would like to run the DB on another machine and have full functionality; i.e., read and write. Must the other machine have Access and/or VB installed on it? If I produce a binaary of the DB will that run without other ancillary programs or files being available??

Any help would be appreciated...Thanks.
 

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I have 4 computers on a home network using windows xp. All computers are running xp home. All computers can see each other. I have one computer that can access everyone's files, but that computer can not be accessed. I can ping it with out a problem, both by ip address and name. If I try to access any files I am told access denied. The message is that I might not have permission to access this network resource. This is making me nuts! I have disabled the firewall, enabled NETbios over tcp/ip. I just don't get it!! I even started the computer I can't access in safe mode as administrator and still nothing helps.
 

A:Solved: can't access one computer's files

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I just purchased a new computer with Win 7. All my other computers have XP or Vista and I can share files but the Win7 computer cannot open files on the Vista but can open files on the Xp computer. None of the other computer can open files on the Win 7. All are on the same workgroup and can see the Win 7 but not open. I have enabled all file sharing that I can find. What else can I try?
 

A:Solved: Can't access Win 7 computer from network

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Hello
I try to see the device manager, click "My Computer" in the desktop and click properties the responde said:
Windows can't not access the specific path, device or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item".. how is possible is my own computer at home and I don't have network or something like that and I am the only one, who uses???
Can somebody tell me what happening.....?
Thanks....

AACM
 

A:Solved: I can't access properties of my computer..

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HI..
I have this issue. My client has in his office 8 computers.. 7 computers access his Hard Drive (500 gig 6 months old WD) for save work that eveybody is doing with a program they use (this company does Appraisal using software for that)
Later this week 1 computer starting getting problems and was change for new computer (well I build it with new parts, motherboard, HD 500gig, ddr3 memory 2gig, so on) all other computers using windows XP Pro. I check other computers and everybody access thoses files quick in seconds. Everyone has map drive to access this file in the main computer.
Well I install everything and windows XP Pro, surprise for me I went to map the drive to access and it took 3 minutes to open thoses files. What happen I don't know. My client complaint about this situation and I went back change cables change different port in the switch box and same thing I even plug cable to another socket where other computer access this files fast and no change at all. At this point I reinstall Windows XP and load drivers and everything same situation.
I back to the store where I purchase this motherboard and get me a new one.. so I want to ask If anybody has this problem before o Knows a solution please help is grateful appreciated. Sorry if I got wrong forum...

AACM
 

A:Solved: problems access other computer HD

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I just rebuilt my old computer from :
an intel celeron 1.8/256mb sdram - -etc

to: an
amd 64 athlon X2
jetway 939GT motherboard
1 gb dual channel ddr2 ram
256 mb RadeonX300 LE video
WD 250gb SATA drive

I also put in the 2 old cd & dvd drives plus a flash reader/writer unit.
I installed Windows XP and the system ran NO PROBLEM ... first try. (always a nice thing)

After installing WindowsXP & a few other programs onto the SATA drive, I then physically installed the old 40gb PATA drive into the computer to access some files and to eventually use for storage.

Here's the problem: If I go into Disk Management, I can see that the parallel drive is there, although it has no drive letter, and will not let me do anything except "delete partition", which I do not want to do. I want to be able to access files from that drive.
I also cannot see the drive in Windows Explorer/My Computer.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance
Nancy
 

A:Solved: new computer won't access old PATA

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I originally believed this be a networking problem but now think it to be a Windows problem.

One computer (named X4), on my network of 9 computers is very slow to be located or accessed by the other computers via Windows. This just started happening recently, (within the past two months).

All the other computers access each other fine and X4 can access them just fine but every access to X4 is slow (up to 5 minutes).

Under a Command prompt any computer can access X4 very quickly, and it can access them quickly as well. So it seems to be a problem in windows.

I am running a mixture of Vista and WINXP Pro with SP3 on the computers on the network. X4 is one of the WINXP SP3 computers. None of the other computers have problems. It seems to be computer specific and only with Windows.

I've switched the cabling around to other ports on the switch and swapped Net cards and cables. It doesn't seem to be a hardware issue. X4's hard drive is shared. I have made all of the computers members of the same Workgroup and have renamed X4 to other names to see if the name might be the problem, but it makes no difference.

In 'My Network Places', X4 shows up as 'X4 on EntireNetwork' even though it was set up as 'C on X4'. When clicked it brings up a folder titled 'Target' which when clicked launches the search for X4. It does seem to be searching the 'Entire Network' considering the amount of time it takes to be located.

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A:Solved: Very slow access to computer

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I have a user that will be going out of town and I am assuming they will have internet access from their hotel. They will be traveling with a Mac computer and will need to access a windows PC. I don't think they have a firewall. PC Anywhere used to have something, any other ideas?
 

A:Solved: need remote access to computer

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I have three computers networked, two are on ethernet wires, one on wireless (laptop). I can see the two wired computers from the laptop but can only access one of them from the laptop. When I go to "entire network" on the laptop I can click on the one wired computer and get the message that I can't access it. I have added the folders I want to share from the wired computer but they don't show up in "My Network Places" on the laptop, only on "My Network Places' on the wired computers. This puzzles me. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Can't access one computer in my network

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Over the summer, I got a new Vista Computer with Access 2007. I still have the old XP with Access 2002 on it. I finally got around to copying critical files to CDs and decided to make sure my db copy would work on the old XP. That computer was where I used the db for about 2 years until this past summer's switch over, and just to be sure I could continue to use it in an emergency, I always keep the Access 2007 db saved in 2002-03 format. I loaded the CD into the XP and I can get the db up, but I can't really use it. Every time I try to do update something it tells me that the recordset cannot be updated. I copied it off the CD onto the XP with the same problem. I used the CD version of the db on my Vista computer and it functions here. I have made a few programming changes since moving to Access 2007, but since I always save it as Access 2002, I thought I was safe.

Is anyone familiar with this problem, and if so, how do I get around it. My back up copy isn't terribly useful like this.
 

A:Solved: Access Db won't work on different computer

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Hi All, Can anyone explain to me, why....
when i dial- up to my ISP......I sometimes hear
a different ring tone, and i get the response........
The computer you are dialing to is not answering.....Please wait and try again?? this has been happening every so often......I'd like to try
and find out if there's anything i can do?
chuck-HD.
 

A:Solved: Can't Access Remote Computer

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I had some issues with the internet where webpages weren't loading properly (on all browsers) so to try and fix the problem i unplugged my router and modem then plugged it back in, but i found that the internet stopped altogether. After fiddling about with settings and unplugging then plugging wires back in, i managed to get the internet back on, but then 30 mins later one of the computers internet stopped working and i can't seem to get it to work. I've tried unplugging the modem and router, turning off the pcs then back on again, i've tried disabling then enabling the internet, that didn't work. I reset the router, that didn't help. We tried ringing up our internet provider and found that there were some issues in an area close by, but it doesn't make sense that my internet is working but not on the other PC.

I'm currently using a Netgear WGR614 v4 router.

The PC with working internet is using Windows 7 and the non-working internet pc has Windows Vista, if that makes any difference.

Any suggestions would be great.

Thanks,
Marie
 

A:Solved: Access to internet on one computer, but not another.

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I have a new Windows 7 Home Premium computer, and am trying to integrate it into an existing network, which includes 2 Win XP computers. When I set up the Win7, at one point it asked for a username and password, and I don't want to bother with that, so entered nothing and closed that dialog box. Computer seemed ok with that. I asked it to set up networking, and when it was done it gave me a password (said it was an "eMachines networking password to access files on other computers").

Now, the Win7 computer can access all files on the 2 XP computers without any passwords, but when an XP tries to access files on the 7, it asks for a username and password. I didn't think I gave it one. I've tried the computer name, the owner's name, leaving it blank; and the only password I know of is that "eMachines networking password". Can't get in. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Can't access Win 7 computer over network

Hiya Carolsm,firstly clear all passwords on all machines,on xp machines enter the workgroup name as WORKGROUP,In windows 7 do not use the Homegroup setup.just use WORKGROUP as the wokgroup name(this is default in 7)in network sharing on 7 choose advance sharing settings making sure Network discovery is on,file and printer sharing on,public folder sharing on,media streaming on,and password protected sharing off.Restart all machines see if that works
 

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I have been pulling my hair out with this one. I have a home network with six computers and a DNS 325 network storage device. It starts with an Actiontec DSL modem/ 4port/wireless access point. I have one XP computer, a network printer and a DIR 615 router plugged into it. I have DHCP turned off on the Dir 615 and use it as a second wireless access point on another floor. There is a BD player and the NAS plugged into the dir 615. 3 XP, 1 Vista and 1 Win7 computer all work as advertised. I could map to the NAS and they all 'see' each other in the WinExplorer network tab. The 5 'good' computers can all ping each other and the NAS via IP or name.
The problem is with the 6th computer running Win7. My main goal is to be able to map to the NAS. The NAS appears in the network map, but does not appear in the WinExplorer network tab and I therefore can't map the NAS with this computer. My network printer and the good Win7 computer appear in the WinExplorer network tab. The music directories of the 'good' computers are also accessible as media devices. I can print and access Win7 to Win7, but not access the other computers or the NAS (except music under media devices). I tried using the Dlink software to map to the NAS as well. The NAS appeared with the correct IP and showed available, but the software could not MAP to it either.
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A:Solved: One Win 7 Computer Can't Access Network

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I have a home network with the following computers:

#! Win XP
#2 Win Vista
#3 Win XP Home

All three are set for File and print sharing and file modification.

#1 can Access and Modify Files on #2 and #3 but...
Although #1 appears as a network group computer on #2 and #3, when I attempt to access a file directory for #1 I receive the message:

Computert1 (C) 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.

Not enough server storage is available to process this command.

What is this all about??? I am the administrator and logged in as such. What is "Not enough server storage is available to process this command." all about? How much storage space do I need?

I guess something needs tweaking, but I can't seem to discover the cause of this problem. There is no problem of sharing the printer or internet access from all three computers
 

A:Solved: Cannot access network computer

See the Microsoft article Error message: "Not enough server storage is available to process this command".
 

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Okay so I have the whole "Winishield" malware deal on my laptop(HP-Windows Vista).

Every site I've been to says "You CAN manually delete it...but chances are you'll obliterate your computer. Instead-download the remover!"

And I would. download it...except I can't connect to my router.

I have a Belkin router that is working fine but my laptop can't connect to it all of a sudden. I've been connecting to it for a year! I told internet explorer to auto detect IP blah blahs and I tried some CMD thing where you type in reset, but it just said it needs to be evaluated. It would get to the two PC's icon but the globe wouldn't show.

Ok. No internet.

I figure I'll take my chances to manually delete Winishield. I'll just backup all my files!

Except when I try to do that it tells me "File backup could not save your automatic backup settings for the following reasons: The request is not supported (0x80070032)

Ok, I surfed the net and discovered a way to fix that. All you need is to run CMD and log in as an administrator...

Except despite my efforts in pressing ctrl shift and enter I can't get in as an administrator!
And it's MY computer!

I don't know what to do anymore. All I wanted to do was connect to the internet, backup my files, and remove Winishield. I can't do any of those!

Pleaaaaaaaaaaaaase help!
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A:Winishield Woes, No Computer Connection, No Administrator Access on MY OWN COMPUTER!

Can you use a clean computer (maybe a friend or the library) and burn the remover to a cd?

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I would like to control my computer better, with a booking system so that members of my family could book a time and then use the computer, but I would also like each person to have their own "user account" in access so that they could only change the time and date they use the computer and not the other peoples. I need some help because I have no idea how to do this. Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Create computer management in Access

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Alright, hello everyone! I'm quite new here and I know this is my first post but I'm in desperate need of some help. This problem has been frustrating me for two days and I've tried everything. So, if you'll listen and help me out it would be greatly appreciated!

So, let's begin. I have a custom built computer and I purchased a wireless networking adapter for convenience and my router is in an odd place for an Ethernet connection: specifically the D'link DWA 566. Two days ago my internet went from perfectly fine to limited access overnight. It has been unable to connect since then. However, I can pick up many wireless networks around my area and the one I'm trying to connect too; only to have limited access. Every other device on the network can connect perfectly fine. In terms of troubleshooting, I've called D'link, my ISP and a couple tech lines and they haven't found anything at all.

This is my system:
OS: Windows 7 Professional SP1
System Model: Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 x64
Processor: Intel i7-2600K 3.40GHz Quad core
RAM: 8G
Video Card: Nvidia GTX 560 Ti

Currently, these are the issues I've noticed throughout exploring my system.
- inability to uninstall driver software for DWA 566
- unable to reinstall new drivers for DWA 566 "the version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 or x64 versioin of t... Read more

A:Solved: Limited Access on One Computer! Urgent.

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Well, maybe "no" net access is an exaggeration. Let me explain...
I was browsing the web, and all of a sudden, I click a link and it won't go there- brings me to the "cannot find page" error for every web site, even google.com. This is different from the error I get when I unplub my cable- that is an instantaneous error, this one takes 30 seconds or so to show up. I check the packets incoming/outgoing, and notice that about 1 comes in every 30 seconds or so. Keep in mind this is with 3mb DSL, and it's working just fine on this computer.
Already checked wires, nothing magically came loose. I have virus/spyware/adware/etc protection.

Any ideas what this could be?

Update: a restart magically fixed it. Hmm.
 

A:Solved: One computer on the internet has no net access all of a sudden

Probably was gremlins in your machine. But, if you have a software firewall, make sure your DHCP server is in the Trusted Zone of your firewall. What you described is commonly caused by a firewall blocking DHCP or DNS servers. Rebooting will always temporarily fix the problem.

Just in case you don't know the IP, here is how to find them:

1. Go to Run type in command , hit 'ok', and type ipconfig /all then press enter. In the returned data list will be a line DNS and DHCP Servers with the IP address(s) listed out to the side.
2. In ZA on your machine on the Firewall>Zones tab click Add and then select IP Address. Make sure the Zone is set to Trusted.
3. Click OK and then Apply and see if that works to fix it..
 

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Hi Everyone,

I have a computer running Win 7 and I have a Virtual PC running Win XP on the same computer. The problem I have is that I can't see the Virtual PC on Win 7 but can see the Win 7 folders and files on the Virtual PC but can't access them.

I get the message \\John-PC\Zip 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.
The network path was not found.

Hoping someone can help with this problem.

Thanks.

John
 

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Ok so I have a machine here that has a dedicated card and an onboard NIC. Neither of those two can obtain an IP address while every other machine connected is capable of doing so (so can my phone through wireless). Worked fine before I installed the antivirus (removed trend micro and installed MSE).

The RPC service is running so that isn't the issue. tried different cables and another NIC but nothing. This is a windows XP based machine.

Ideas?
 

A:Solved: Computer unable to get internet access

found answer here:

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/dhcp.htm
 

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Just reinstalled Win XP on one of my home network computers. I now am denied access to my computer running Win 7, although it has access to the internet connections and can access other network computers. All the other computers (running WinXP) on the network including the Win 7 computer can access the new installed computer.

What could be causing denial of access permission on the new install computer?
 

A:Solved: cannot access home network computer

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I was updating drivers and i had installed a bluray rom drive and my computer froze a few minutes later (mouse and keyboard looked powered but nothing would move, had facebook open and game was still running, and it happened before when i was installing a utility from my motherboard that came on the cd with the motherboard, it was either On/Off Charge Technology or AutoGreen), so i restarted it (did the same thing first time it happened and computer started up fine). Now it just keeps powering on and off over and over again in 2-3 second intervals WITHOUT STARTING THE BIOS. i checked if it might be the power supply (600 Watt), but it works on my other computers and i tried some other power supplies from my old computer (which is 300 watts i think) and from my dad's Dell (350 watts i believe), and i unplugged everything to see if i could just get the bios to run, but it was still doing the on/off thing. is it a problem with the motherboard?

I built the computer myself.
here are the specs:

O/S: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H55M-S2V(rev. 1.3) http://gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3568#ov

Vid Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 1024MB DDR3 PCIe 2.0 x16 Video Card 01G-P3-1435-LR http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354362

CPU: Intel Core i5 650 @ 3.2GHz http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0325942

RAM: OCZ DDR3 PC3-10666 Gold Ultra-Low Voltage 8GB Dual Channel http://www.ocztechn... Read more

A:Solved: Computer keeps shutting on and off; no Bios access

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I have a desktop that won't boot and the error message is as follows:

"non-system disk or disk error"
"replace and strike any key when ready"

This is an old Compaq running XP and the boot order seems to be floppy disk and then it's anybody's guess from there. I am unable to reset boot sequence as I can't get into BIOS. I press Pause-Break and then F2 but the error message above appears. I want to run a diagnostic using Seatools. Any suggestions on how to get into BIOS to do this. I am thinking that I can remove jumper on motherboard to reset BIOS. Is this good thinking or not.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Can't access BIOS-computer won't boot

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My computer is going back to the supplier for a the CPU, heatsink and fan to be replaced due to CPU overheating.
I am running Windows 7 Premium 64 and currently do not have an access password.
What is the best way to prevent access to my files whilst it is away, but providing the supplier with access they will need to the BIOS etc so that they can effect the repair and set the clock speed?
 

A:Solved: Prevent computer access during repair?

Delete your data files; restore them when you get the computer back.
 

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Hi,
I am using Microsoft XP service pack 2 on a Medion Laptop. The problem is that having uninstalled 'Dawn of War' the computer boots up but the screen shows 10 vertical bands each of six different colours. I have tried to hard boot the system by installing the OS from the cd drive (Genuine MS OS cd) hoping that the laptop would format, but it wouldn't (No problem in loosing all my programs as there is nothing important to save). I have also tried to access the 'c' prompt but again to no avail. I have also disconnected the power supply and the battery, again no luck. I just cannot get past this graphics problem. I do not use this computer on the web so it is not possible that I have picked up a virus, unless it is from a genuine copy of the game software. Prior to this uninstall I have not had any similar problems so If anyone can help short of using a blow torch on the thing I would be most grateful.
I hope I have supplied enough info to help you understand the problem.

Thanks

Toby
 

A:Solved: Unable to access Laptop computer

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my problem.. my father needs help often with his computer.. i can do remote access from my pc to hisc ... but i have to go through the steps over the phone with him everytime... which is confusing for him ... how can i gain remote access to his pc anytime he needs it with out having to talk him through everytime.. can this be done through windows remote or should i use something like connect to my pc third party program...
im running vista and he is running win7... but i do have access to windows 7 pc.. and am getting ready to buy a new win 7 machine... please please please help... thanks
 

A:Solved: remote access to computer anytime

I use the free logmein.com version to connect to some family pc's - it just needs to be up and running for me to get access.
 

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Windows 98 2nd Ed. workstation, win NT 4.0 Sp 6 server, Microsoft Access 2000
I have an access database with a form that has command buttons for opening the database for editing and for running a report. I am using it locally on a windows 98 workstation that is on a network. It works just fine. I want to move the database to the server and access it from there. I copied the files to server and created a shortcut to the form on the server share (permissions are good). Neither the form or database will open and there is an error message stating that the path C:\access\db.mdb is not valid. This path is the path from the local machine. What is happening is the form is trying to find the database on the local machine and not the server. I went into the form properties and set the "Record Source" path to the new server location trying both UNC and mapping and then I got the error message that the server path does not exist (it does, I can see it over the network).

Thanks for any help.
James
 

A:Solved: How to move access database to another computer

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Can anyone help?! please.

My wireless connection was fine up until five days ago. I then was connected to the network with Limited access which for me was no access as I could not get mail or connect to the intertnet. I have been unable to resolve and I have now done a system restore back to an earlier point but this has not made any difference. I noticed from a previous post that you needed the ipconfig info as below. Hope this helps.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : WINDOWS-MOTBLEW
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
 

A:Solved: This computer is connected to.... but does not have access to the internet

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I have a network at home to which a number of computers are connected. I moved one of the computers that runs Vista (I have some on XP and one iMac) to a new location and it now cannot find the network or access the internet. I have run all the diagnostic suggestions . The computer tells me that windows cannot find a network (but all the other computers are on the network - and it can see the MSHOME network - just not any of the other computers on it). I have checked all the hardware, rebooted the router and modem etc and none of this works. The network cable is connected to a 4 port router and all the lights are working etc. I have done a system scan and a system restore.

The network connections window shows that I have limited connectivity to an unidentified network and that network is not connecting to the internet.

When I ran an ipconfig, I got the following message:
Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2dce:17f5:7d95:ed8c%9
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.237.140
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 12:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

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A:Solved: One computer on network cannot access internet

That computer is not connected to any network. The 169.254.x.x IP address indicates it can't find the DHCP server.

Since it worked in another location, the top suspect here is the cable you're using or the port on the router or switch that it's connected to.
 

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I am running a home network between a total of six computers. Every computer except one can access each other. The one with the problem can access all the other computers, but the other computers on the network can't access it. What should I do to fix this?
 

A:Solved: Other Computers on a Network can't access a certain computer

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I have a home network via a wired router wiith 5 ("A" - "E") computers all in the same workgroup running Win XP. All the workgroup computers are visible from each other. However, all of a sudden one of the computers ("A") cannot be accessed to share its files or even to check its properties. When I try to get to "A" from Network Neighborhood, I get these error messages: " 'A' is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource" or "You do not have appropriate access rights for this server" It ("A") is able to get into others on the netwok and copy, move etc file to it without problems. File sharing etc.is turned on for the Shared documents folder. I tried turning off my firewall, etc (Norton Internet Security) and because I use Norton, my Windows firewall is normally off. Still the same problem. I can "Ping" "A" without problems from "B" etc.I've run and rerun the Win XP Network Setup Wizard without correcting the problem and know the computer is on the network but there must be some security setting I'm missing (This is one of my kid's computers so they may have changed something unknown to me). I've also run the most recent Norton AntiVirus scan. "A" has Win XP Home and "B" has Home, "C" has XP Pro.

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A:Solved: Unable to access workgroup computer

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