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Simple Network Connection Win2K and WinXP

I have the following
A) Windows 2000 Server as Domain Controler (active directory)
B) Windows XP (Not Pro)
C) a Hub

I have both machines plugged into the hub

On the server I can see the Windows XP under the domain but when I try to connect to it It is not accessable - Why is this?

On the Windows XP Machine I can see the Domain, but I am told that I do not have access to this domain - Why is this?

How can I fix this problem???
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I suspect that your domain controller machine is not allowing the unauthenticated user from the XP Home machine to access its resources.  Since the XP Home machine CANNOT join the AD domain (that's one of the main differences between XP Hom and XP Pro) you will have to open up the permissions on whatever resources you want to access on the server.
CiaranGAuthor Commented:
how do I do that ?
I actually can not add another windows 2000 machine to this domain either - is it possible that I have made a balls of setting up the domain controler?
Naser GabajCommented:
Greetings jhance,

As jhance told you, and in order to resolve the issue from its roots, you need to upgrade it to XP Pro, otherwise, check this temp solution:


Good Luck!

Naser GabajCommented:
Greetings CiaranG,

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