Windows XP Home Edition - Maximum Simultaous Sessions
Posted on 2002-05-06
Here at the Highschool we have a new classroom with 22 pc's and windows XP Home edition as OS. One off the 22 is used as master-pc. ( it's a peer to peer network, so no server ).The teachers have on this master a shared folder so the students can use files in this folders. This worked fine untill XP apeared. Now with XP as OS, when 5 'clients' connects to that shared folder on the master ( so five sessions are open) the sixth one cannot make a connection anymore. So it seems that the maximum open sessions under Windwos XP Home is five. Is this true, and if so, can this be changed? And I suppose that this problem does not excist when we install on the master pc the Professional edition off XP ( We rather would not do this because we payed already the Home license ). So if anyone out there knows the answer, I would be verry gracefull to hear about it.