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Can't access c$ share

I cannot access REMOTEHOST\C$ from explorer.

When promoted for username and password, the dialogue never accepts it and prompts me again (from XP). From Vista I get error 1319.

When both local and remote machine have admin user with same user/password then it all works fine.

How can I authenticate into a remote host using remote host credentials?
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Fayaz
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when prompted for authentication,
user as: machine name\user name  
password: password of the user
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That does the same thing.
I tried establishing net use \\remotehost\ipc$  /user:adminuser password
and it always fails. I drop all net uses and it still doesn't work.
You mentioned :C$ not IPC$
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Check to see whether "Simple File Sharing" is turned on.  

From My computer
tools,
folder options
Bottom of the list is "simple file sharing"
@markusdamenous:
Auther mentioned:
"When both local and remote machine have admin user with same user/password then it all works fine."
I assume file-sharing is enabled.
It is not clear if he is trying to connect to the :C$ OR IPC$!
Simple file sharing is not on on either local or remote host. Fayaz, please refer to original question if you need clarification of share name. My remark about IPC$ implied I try to authenticate myself on remote host outside of explorer, but to no success.
Please try to connect C$ as remote host administrator, when entering authentication:
remote host name\local administrator
or
administrator@remote host name
Pre-fixing username with IP address\, hostname\, \\ipadress, \\hostname\ does not work.
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