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How do I connect a computer with diferent network credentials in a workgroup enviriment

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Hi, I support a network that consists of a Windows Server 2003 and 10 workk stations, The PC's are connected via a workgroup, sometimes when I connect it to the server it promps for network credentals and sometimes it does not,  The problem is that this PC has connected automaticay to the server and I am not able to find a what to make it connect with the correct user name and passoword.
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You need to creeate an account on the server with the same username/password and grant that premissions on the folders/shares.

... or better still convert your workgroup into a domain and get all the benefits of the server and software that you have paid for - its really noit that difficult and administrtation is so much simpler.
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Use the same user and password on the workstations and on the server.
In a workgroup, each member keeps his own user-password combinations.
(Which also means changes have to be done on all members)

If you want to use another credentials for programs, use "runas".
For shares use "net use" with "/user" option.
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Also make sure that user login is turned on,  rather than automatic login.

I hope this helps !
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