Problem with password when trying to connect to a computer on my network

I have 2 machines on my home network in addition to mine.  When I try to connect to one of them I am asked for a password, but there is no password on that machine.  That machine has a wireless connection to my router to which I am connected by cable.

Any clues?

Thanks in advance.
Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAsked:
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Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEOCommented:
When you work in a workgroup
you have for each computer something like

The way to access the network resources is: \\HOSTNAME\SHAREDRESOURCE

If you have 3 host for example:


When 3 different users:
UserA (associated with HOST1)
UserB (associated with HOST2)

If you try to access Host1  from host2

you will be requested for credentials:
Username Host1\UserA
And you need to set a password so you can actually access the resource. (and that user needs to have permissions to access that resource in the Shared and security tab).

Now if you have the same 3 hosts, but the same user
you will still be requested for credentials,  because Host1\UserA is different from Host2\UserA
The only way you can skip that validation is that you have the same user and password set in all 3 computers (Same username and password even when the host are different you won't get any prompt for credentials), otherwise you will always get  a prompt

And make sure that they are all in the same workgroup

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Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Jose.  I guess this is a Windows 10 thing.  I'll try and sort it out one day but in the meantime I'll keep using a memory stick.

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