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    Hi, All

    not able to connect shared drives on workgroup under XP PRO with SP2. Getting error message Access is deniend.Three systems are connected under workgroup & getting all three,but while clicking on one of them getting above error.All three systems are newly installed.

    Thanks,

  • #2
    Re: not able to connect shared drives on workgroup under XP PRO with SP2

    Make sure all three systems have user accounts with the same names and passwords.

    Disable Simple File Sharing and set permissions properly


    Tom
    Tom Jones
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    • #3
      Re: not able to connect shared drives on workgroup under XP PRO with SP2

      Originally posted by Ossian
      Make sure all three systems have user accounts with the same names and passwords.

      Disable Simple File Sharing and set permissions properly


      Tom
      Dear Tom,
      Thanks for reply, two systems get shared drives with disabling simple file sharing,but one system dosent have folder opion tab through which i can disable simple file sharing option

      Thanks.
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      • #4
        Re: not able to connect shared drives on workgroup under XP PRO with SP2

        Strange. Have you tried to go to Control Panel\Folder Options (in classic view)?
        Regards,
        Jeremy

        Network Consultant/Engineer
        Baltimore - Washington area and beyond
        www.gma-cpa.com

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