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By p.janssens ·
I have a problem copying files from my portable to my desktop.

My portable is PIII machine running Win2K professional.
My desktop is a Athlon 600 machine running Win. 98 sec. edition.
The peer to peer connection is made through a UTP crossover cable.
The protocol used is TCP/IP with assigned IP addresses.

The connection works fine to view data on the desktop or to copy data from the desktop to the portable.
However, when I try to copy data from the portable to the desktop it fails.
Ireceive two different messages, sometimes I receive an error stating that the connection with the other machine is lost.
And sometimes I get a mesage saying the directory is to deep.

I already installed and switched to other protocols, Netbeui, IPX/SPX ... but always with same result.

When I start to copy files the animated icons start flying but nothing happens.
After a while I receive one of the error message.
When I look on the desktop machine however there is an entry in the targetdirectory for the first file to copied.
When I try to open it a message tells me the file is locked by an other user.

I used the same connection with my old portable running Win NT4 without any problems !!

I hope somebody recognizes this situation and can help me with it !?


BiG ThanX in advance !!

Have a nice day,

Phill

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by jwilczyn In reply to Connection problems

Create a user account with the same user name and password on w2k as on win98. Check the workgroup name, TCP/IP address and subnet mask. You will be able to access W2k from W98 box ? if the same user name and password (which you used to logon to 98)is present on W2k box. Check permissions and shares on W2k.

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Connection problems

I know there is a problem copying files into Win98 when the directory structure has too many subfiles. It is a limitation of 98.

Try reading TechNet Article I Q274175:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q274/1/75.ASP
(please remove any spaces)

Hope this helps.

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