I am only having a small network and don't have any file server. Please continue to follow the steps below. I saw on line where they were having trouble with that router and I took it back and got this Belkin N+ wireless. Hi, It should be a file permission issue. If you try to access anything else on that computer you will need to provide a username and password to access it. Is there a password I am missing somewhere?!?! I have found a way to disable the nagging password box in Windows 7 probably Vista too.
Your password is the password you use to login to the computer when it restarts. Ian has been involved with computers since very young. Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. I can view this computers on my network places but when I access it, username and password box appear. Thanks again for your help and thanks to everyone else that replied! This is a brand new printer, by the way. I get to the part where I enter my user password and press enter.
I have tried accessing by going through the homegroup and double clicking the shared folders, but when I double click on the folder or right click open there is not response, and doesn't go into the folder. What group do I use? Homegroups don't give you access to everything. At the end of this window click public 5. I have about an inch of paper I have printed out from things I find on google and none have helped so far. You can remove an entry by selecting it from the list and clicking Remove. Peer-Peer Microsoft Lan Manager Networking has had these bugs since the day it was born.
Can you try something for me? I have never set credentials up and have no idea of the password. I have tried accessing by going through the homegroup and double clicking the shared folders, but when I double click on the folder or right click open there is not response, and doesn't go into the folder. It might be better to start your own thread in case someone accuses you of necro-posting - bringing back the dead. This worked 100% in my network. I have a small business network. Then try to access after this process.
I right clicked on Network Access: Sharing and security model for local accounts then selected Properties. At the end of this window click public 5. I am in the same situation but when I checked network settings I found password protected sharing is already turned off. The potential for abuse is too great if others know your password. Thus you better keep a backup of your registry keys while handling the Registry Editor and if you are not sure of the technicalities of the registries. Map a network drive Z to Public on each machine from the other after waiting 10 minutes.
. Windows 7 and Vista too asking for a username, password and domain is just stupid. Right click the shared file and choose Properties. Got everything working, thanks to my very computer literate grandson, who walked me through it over the phone. My mother has a Surface Tablet and she also uses a desktop to work on business matters.
The Windows 7 workstations can access the network computer no problem. There is a while list of these connections. This username will be an account on the computer you are trying to access. You should see a confirmation message. I tried contacting microsoft about it and I tried a few things, and in order for them to basically do anything like override the error , I'd have to pay because I already tried everything they told me to try.
The password function is turned off on the shared Win7. Password is off on the shared Win 7. We'll keep an eye out for your response. Not sure how it got that way. At the moment I am accessing the network section of explorer.
All other pcs are working ok in this regard. Note: If Network and Sharing Center is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel. As for configuration articles, I tried using Linksys' guide and when I started having problems, I looked all over but it was to no avail. It worked fine and not sure what changed. Microsoft cannot even come up with an answer for this inconvenience.
Open Network and Sharing Center in the Control Panel. Then screen then shows connecting with a cancel button but will go no further. It worked fine and not sure what changed. When trying to access it via the network it opens up a 'Windows Security' window asking for my user name and password, stating 'logon failure: Unknown User name or bad password'. For more information of file sharing, please refer to the following link: Hope it helps. Be creative, but also choose a password that you can remember! Not sure what you mean about not using Homegroup and go for conventional networking.