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Can't connect from domain integrated laptop to shared printer on Workstation XP

Posted on 2007-12-04
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Hi. I'm having a strange problem when trying to connect to a shared printer. I have a workstation with XP Pro on home with a shared printer and I can't connect from a domain Laptop to it. When I type \\workstation, the shared folders and printers appears but if I try to connect to the printer, the credentials window appear only with the possibility of authenticate using \\workstation\guest. I've created an user in the workstation matching the username/password but it still not work... Any ideas of what's going wrong?

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by:kadadi_v
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Disable the guest account of winxp workstation ..go to start>settings>control panel>user accounts >check there the guest account s off and in winxp sp2 firewall configuration check in excepetions file and printer sharing is ebabled or not...?


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V.K.
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by:begar
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Sorry...I did'nt tell you that sp2 is not installed...and I don't want it, so there's no firewall

I've tried with the guest account enabled and disabled. Still not working :(
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Check your printer whether is share out to "all / everyone" but not limited only for few people to use it ......
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The machine hosting the printer is XP Pro?

From the laptop....

start>run>cmd

net use \\XPPRO-PCNAME password /USER:XPPRO-PCNAME\XPPRO-USERNAME

This will authenticate to the machine using a username/psw from the XP Box hosting the printer....

Then try and connect to the printer....
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If that doesnt work....

start>runu>secpol.msc

Security Settings>Local Policies>Security Options>Network Access:Sharing and Security Model for Local Accounts: Change to Classic, if set to Guest....
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