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Unable to connect to XP share from Vista server

Posted on 2007-12-03
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I have a brand new HP Pavilion PC with Vista Home Premium. I am unable to connect to a share on an XP computer on the same WORKGROUP. I have re-applied the share, checked the permissions and disabled all firewalls but I am still unable to connect to the default C$. Any suggestions.

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This will help see the machine in the network program.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4F01A31D-EE46-481E-BA11-37F485FA34EA&displaylang=en

Make sure Network discovery and file and print sharing is turned on in Vista. Make sure the folder/drive is shared on XP.


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For me and my workgroup network I always add a user that has the same ID and password to all machines. This way there is 'authentication'.
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 This can not be achieved without simple file sharing. I recommend to reopen the question and split the points

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