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WinXP Pro and file sharing

By marron ·
I am having problems with network computers getting access to the shared drives on my computer. Whenever a user tries to map my network drives they are prompted for a password on the "guest account" the usewrname is greyed out with only guest available. I have simple file sharing installed and can access all other computers across the network.

Any help you can give will be great.

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Same problem accessing XP

by RobD. In reply to WinXP Pro and file sharin ...

Well, I have the same issue. Never had this problem with Win2K. I can access the 98 shares from XP just fine...but from 98, it prompts for a password, no username. I have simple sharing turned of, so that I can grant access to certains folders as read-only for certain people.

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