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How do I Map a XP Home Box to 2003 Server setup as Workgroup server

Posted on 2011-09-07
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I have A Windows XP Home SP3 box
and a 2003 Server Standard in Workgroup mode.
I have created a User named "user1) with admin rghts

When I boot up XP box and it attempts to restore drives it does not.
I have to double click on Drive With RED X on it and put in my login and password.
It works great all day but when I boot up in the morning I have to do this all over again.

How can I set it up so login and password is passed upon bootup.

I have tried Power toys but it does not seem to work.

Cjoego
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Question by:Joseph Salazar
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by:ahmed898
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Thank you
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by:athomsfere
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Do you have the same credentials on both machines?

User1
password

for example?
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Michael Dyer earned 500 total points
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You could add a little batch file to your startup group to reconnect at startup.  It would be like this:

net use d: \\server\share /user:username password
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by:Joseph Salazar
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I do have the same login and password and all in lower case.

I will try this out today.

Cjoego
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by:Joseph Salazar
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Works Like a Champ.....
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