Cannot access shared folder on a W2K Pro machine



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Cannot access shared folder on a W2K Pro machine

Postby James » Mon, 15 Sep 2003 08:54:22 GMT


Do you have Internet Protocol TCP/IP setup under Local 
Area Connections on both computers? And, IMHosts under its 

Did you go to Computer Management and do the folder 
sharing there?

Did you create duplicate accounts with duplicate passwords 
on each computer? Did you give all of those same 
permissions in Computer Management, there?


Cannot access shared folder on a W2K Pro machine

Postby James » Mon, 15 Sep 2003 19:11:33 GMT


I heard you located the Local Security Policy ("Access 
this computer from the network") that had been disabled, 
but I have not heard how you discovered that changed 


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