XP Pro cannot access Vista shared folder - Eldon

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Re: XP Pro cannot access Vista shared folder - Eldon

Postby Eldon » Wed, 04 Jul 2007 23:39:51 GMT

Have you found a solution to this as of yet? If not (or for anyone else experiencing this problem), try this: START > NETWORK. You may have a yellow bar just below the menu bar that says "File sharing is turned off ... Click to change". If so, clicking this should solve the problem.

Eldon

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