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XP Pro Network File Sharing

By termite2914 ·
Have XP Pro on machines 1 and 2 within the same workgroup, connected through a Linksys Router. Both machines used to be able to share files with each other after a network login to the other machine. Now both machines still appear in Network Neighborhood, and machine 1 can access machine 2 files. However, machine 2 sees machine 1 but when a file is clicked this message appears: \\Machine 1\File Name is not accessible. You may not have permission to use this network resource. contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have permission. The network path was not found.? The only thing I recently did was upgrade both machines to SP3. I have reloaded the local network wizard on each machine, but still the same result. Thanks in advance for the answer to get these machines sharing files again.

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There are many problems regarding XP's SP3.

The only very good way of installing it is to install it on a fresh system.
First download the Windows XP SP3 iso:
http://www.microsoft.com/DownLoads/details.aspx?familyid=2FCDE6CE-B5FB-4488-8C50-FE22559D164E&displaylang=en
And burn to disk.
Re-install Windows XP, install Sp3 and then go to Windows download website to get all of the other updates. Otherwise just un-install SP3 from your system.

Please post back if you have any more problems or questions.
If this info is useful, please give a thumbs up. Thanks

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Try resetting

by Jacky Howe In reply to XP Pro Network File Shari ...

the shares on Machine 1 by resharing them. You can always uninstall the service Pack, download it and reinstall it. Have you got Norton installed. Hotfix:
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