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Accessing Remote shares

By javaidasgher ·
How to access remote shares from an Windows Xp system?
I had win98 in my home and office pc. When i am at home i can access my office pc shares by its ip address like \\office pc ip\share name
now i have windows xp in my home pc and when i try toacces my office pc's shares i get error that i cannot connect to my office pc. i have changed my home pc workgroup same as office but it doesn't works and my office pc is directly connected to internet with a modem.
Can any one help me ?

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by jsh61 In reply to Accessing Remote shares


I had the same problem at home, and found that if I logged onto my home computer using the same id & password as my office id & password I was then able to connect properly. The problem for me was that my OS (Win95/9 did not support straight through authentication to my office PC (WinNT4.0)

Give it a shot... I hope it works for you. If not, email me at and we can hopefully work through the problem some more.

Shauna Hanna

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by javaidasgher In reply to Accessing Remote shares

You dont understand the problem the problem is that i connect through modem and i need to access on win98 machine from xp not in xp.

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