I have found a way to disable the nagging password box in Windows 7 probably Vista too. No new hardware or software was added. Choose Turn off password protected sharing and you are good to go without any restarts and stuff. While there are many other reasons for this password protection, one of the solutions that I have found out is an interesting one. Remove the network password from the Guest account: a. Under Password protected sharing, select Turn off password protected sharing.
This is a brand new printer, by the way. So how do I setup Domain user on the shared folder? Thanks to for this tip. Also my laptops access Computer 01 with no problem. Home Networking went right out the window. The worst condition comes in when Windows asks for only the password. But without seeing the way he has the shares setup, its impossible to know what he changed that is now causing his auth problem.
I may have missed something but I can't find anything under the Network and Sharing Center which mentions password protected sharing, only a option to view and change my Homegroup Password. All other pcs are working ok in this regard. Right click Homegroup in explorer. Can anyone help me with this problem? Right click network connect and choose select Properties. When it asks for username and password, type admin for the user name, press enter or ok. I did what he prescribed below and it worked like a charm.
This can sometimes be practical when you need to sign in to a remote computer but you do not remember the exact computer name; just replace it with Windows and you are all set. Just that it's there and I had to tinker. Anyone that successfully uses this solution please share. At least that finally works for mine and my wife's computer. If my answer helped you please Vote As Helpful, and if my answer solved your problem please Mark As Answer. I right clicked on Network Access: Sharing and security model for local accounts then selected Properties. We're having a track event, and at the track itself there is no Internet access, but we needed a way to share files between devices for our finish line software.
Make sure you Turn off password protected sharing. I'll really appreciate your help. Ian has been involved with computers since very young. I cleared the windows explorer privacy history per some other forum , that didn't help. She had access yesterday, started her computer this morning, and now no longer has access.
But In my active directory, I can just see my primary domain. If you want I can send you a sample application. There was no way through the password, even though the two machines have exactly the same User Name and Password. If setting is 'Enabled' then you can connect to this computer without prompt for password. He took his first computer class when he was just 8 years old. Still haven't figured out Homegroup and that's all I ever used between the two computers for the last several years.
What I did - On the machine with 7, disable 128 bit encryption. All of what you said is good and correct if I am setting up the group or permissions. You might not have permission to use this network resource. You actually don't have to preface it with the computer name as that is done in the heading. Click Close button on next window that opens or you can have a look at the settings if you like and then click on Close.
I have both machines C drives shared for accessing data. That was no problem, but still she cannot access the share. Perhaps we are comparing apples with oranges? Simply enter the details when asked. . It's not clear what you're attempting to authenticate against, but if your clients are likely to be using a Windows domain then you might want to look into using Kerberos as it's the best way of getting single sign-on authentication. I did some searching and finally found the answer.