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By mhhha ·
i want to make a direct cable connection using parallel port between a PC with wunXP(host) and laptop with win98(guest).
Problem : when the connection is made between the two pc's, that one of winXP see the connection as "unauthenticated user", andthat of win98 ask me for a password to view the host, even i didn't enter a password for this connection, and i tried to alter many password options and security options but all fails..
please help me it is important.
thank u all..
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by Gigelul In reply to direct cable connection

In WinXP using <user manager> create a new account for Win98 user. After that logon in Win98 with that UserName an password. Also check share resources and permission in WinXP.

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by mhhha In reply to direct cable connection

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by bturnham In reply to direct cable connection

Yeah just create the same user account you use on win98 on you xp machine with the same password and you should get in with no problem.

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