Host computer-name is not allowed to connect to this mySQL Server

Hi guys,

We still have some applications that runs old MySQL data bases and until some time ago we didn't have any problems to use them.

We are using:

WinMySQLadmin 1.4
MySQL Control Center 0.9.4
MyODBC 3.51

I already share the C:/Mysql folder

This time I'm using a workgroup and I can see all the computers, the problem is when I try to test the connection with myODBC and this error appears:

Host "computer-name" is not allowed to connect to this MySQL Server

Thank you so much in advance !!!
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I almost always set up connections with IP addresses and not host names.  Check the user privileges that you are trying to use to make sure that "computer-name" is allowed to connect.

I don't know of any reason to share "C:/Mysql".  That does not enable remote computers to connect to the database.
elm9999Author Commented:
Thank you Dave

Actually I already test it with IP addresses and the same result.
elm9999Author Commented:
This time I can use the application without network.

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elm9999Author Commented:
I just wanted to share the same data base with laptops outside the office but just for 2 hours, so I did it locally on three laps.

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