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Old 11th September 2005, 06:00 PM   #1
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i just have set up a network connection and it asks me for a password when i try to enter a folder on the other computer one is running win xp and the other one win98 when i m on the win98 computer i cen't enter in to the win xp (other computer) folders because it asks me for the password but when i m on the win xp computer i can enter in to win 98 with no problems,, now where do i disable the password on the win xp so that i can get in to folders i dont know the password because i didn't set one up ?
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Old 11th September 2005, 06:19 PM   #2
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Old 15th September 2005, 08:09 PM   #3
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Old 15th September 2005, 10:12 PM   #4
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On the XP box check

start | control panel | Network connections

right click your network connection often called "local area connection" and select properties

make shure that in the list "this connection uses the following items:"

"file and print sharing for microsft networks" is selected. Should be installed and have a check mark

Click OK and close all windows

Then start | My Computer and browse to the folder you want to share.

Right click this folder and select sharing and security.
Place a checkmark at "share this folder on the network"
and if you like (security!!) "Allow network users to change my

The XP box and the win98 box should both be member of the same workgroup.

For the XP box this can be verified by
start | right click my computer | computer name
click change if you want to rename the computer or the workgroup

For the win98 box the process is similar.

Any firewall software should be properly configured.
i.e. allow file and printer sharing in XP firewall

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