Hi, I'm having a problem with a client's share folder. The client has a Windows 7 Professional PC. All the basics seem right: Network Discovery is turned on, sharing is turned on, password protected sharing is turned off, the Everyone user is granted full access, and I disabled the group policy that won't accept blank passwords. I aslo tried creating a test account on both computers with identical names and passwords and added that name to the share. I played around with the credentials manager on Windows 7 with the names and passwords mentioned.
Two XP Professional computers on the same workgroup can map to the folder. One XP Professional laptop and one Windows 7 Home Premium desktop can't access the folder. They can see the host computer in Networks and can ping it by name or IP address. But in both cases, they get an "Enter network password" dialog box and no matter what user name and password we use, they keep getting the same bad user name and password error. I also tried
1. diabling startups and non-MS services
2. removing the antivirus
3. disabled the firewalls on each PC.
The computers are on a workgroup called RESOURCECENTER. I'm including a picture of the dialog box. I notice that the dialog is calling RESOURCECENTER a domain. Also the PCs are not on a domain but I see some domain mentioned in the same dialog box.
What bothers me is that two PCs have no problem and the other two can't connect. Any help would be appreciated!