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hi all i have 10 machines with windows XP. all with sharing folders and works ok. but ....


with my computer can i see and copy and paste in other computers but the others computer can see me but dont have Rigths to copy browse or delete in my sharing folders. my XP is a home edition but i have 5 more HOME editions in the net andno problem.

any idea ???
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by:pablouruguay
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comment.

idont have norton, and nothing else.

i don think is a firewall problem. and i forget mention in the last month i reinstall windows. maybe this is the problem. maybe i miss any package to install. i dont know.
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by:Eric
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do all the exact same user accounts with the exact same pw's exist on all machines in question?
they need to in a workgroup senerio.
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the users dont have passwd :)  and all are in the workgroup WORKGROUP
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by:crissand
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Have you installed File and printing sharing for Microsoft network on your compter?
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yep is installed
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by:crissand
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If some stations have sp1 and your computer not, this can be an explanaton.
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by:Eric
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ok does all the same user names exist on each workstation.  They still need to exist even if the pw is blank
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by:crissand
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It's xp home, the users does'n't need to exists on every workstation. The access is done using the guest account.

Verify if the guest account is not disabled.
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by:Eric
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it could be switched to non-retard version if I recall.  I hate the "im helping" version of file sharing... and that is scary if guest account has access.
Does that automatically add guest to the NTFS permissions?  if so again, scary.
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by:crissand
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I agree. It's like a win9x with shared resources.
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have you gone to the properties for the shared folder and checked the permissions.  Change them to full control to allow the other users to change and delete files.

Hope this helps

Ed
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by:pablouruguay
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i try install SP1 and guest account enbaled but......................... nothing the same problem.

nobody can join my shared folders
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by:Eric
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do you have the xp firewall on?
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no. firewall is off
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Read this:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_august13.mspx

are you using simple or advanced.   Is it the same on all pc's in question?

this article explains it pretty good.. maybe it will trigger something if you read it through.
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by:pablouruguay
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many virus in my system only trend remove all of them... :(
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by:Eric
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What was the sollution to the sharing problem?
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by:pablouruguay
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nothing, only remove the virus from my system and the users can join my computer
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by:Eric
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ahh.
make sure you do your windows update (critical ones)

and keep your virus defs uptodate.  I check updates 1+ times a day.

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