Connecting Windows XP to Windows 7 "server" file sharing
Posted on 2013-12-02
I'm trying to connect windows xp computer to a windows 7 computer file share over the same network. Other windows 7 computers can connect to this file share, but the XP cannot. The error message on the XP machine says " *computer* is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server..." . On the Windows XP computer I've turned off simple file sharing, joined the workgroup, and enabled file and print sharing. I can connect to another windows 7 computer from the xp machine but not the file sharing server.
On the file sharing server. I've turned on Network discovery, turned on file and printer sharing, turned on public. Enable file sharing for devices that use 40-56 bit encryption. Turned off password protected sharing. Gave everyone access to this file. Still no luck. Any other ideas I could try?