Use "Authenticated Users" group, and you'll be asked to authenticate with your username/pass/whatevs in every session! :X water glass pipe This is great Jim I have a problem that there is Something else is at work here, I HAVE followed this (and other) guide(s) to the letter. Thanks, Wayne June 9, 2009 JoelK I followed the tutorial and got FOLDERS to share, but when I try to share an entire drive on Vista with 7, following the same Readers Activity Go to top TopicsWindows Mac OS X Linux iOS Android Windows Phone Office Web Authors Fatima Waqas Hamza Adi Daily articles in your inbox each day for free Close weblink
For those who may have a problem (as I did) with completing the printer setup (basically windows 7 refused to recognise the driver for the xp machine) the following two links For example, you may want to share a set of documents but you don’t want to share your entire Documents library. It is one of those odd little quirks between the OS's. Cloud-managed networking makes VPN a snap Provisioning and deploying a WAN and VPN is an everyday function for engineers.
Find the “Public folder” sharing setting for the active network location, set it to “Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can read and write files in the Public folders” I've also noticed that if the drivers aren't on Win 7, you can plug the printer into the laptop have WU (windows update) find the 64bit driver and then once that Once done, click Apply followed by OK. Next select "Connect to this printer…" and type in the path for the printer connected to the Windows 7 machine and click next. Now click Yes to the confirmation message.
I have also clicked on the "Diagnose" link and the analysis it says is that "File sharing is enabled on the computer, but it is not allowing connections on port 445." November 15, 2009 peter3 The only thing that I could make work was installing printers as LOCAL printers rather than NETWORK printers. Then save the new Registry. 8. But can not get the vista PC to print to the printer on the windows 7 PC.
Both my computers can see each other, but when I try to intstall a new printer on my laptop, my laptop cannot find the printer. Your Folder Can't Be Shared In Windows 7 Nope. It looks like a navy version of Royale? One of the 7´s is not workgroup joined.
Type the name of the user account you wish to grant the permissions to, then click Check Names. i can see and transfer files from another win XP pc w/o a problem. November 5, 2009 gw For those trying to get an 32-bit XP machine to use a printer connected to a 64-bit Win7 machine: - go through the "Add Printer" wizard - The Vista machine in this example is VISTAGEEK-PC.
thank you July 10, 2009 Sudz Great tutorial, however I cannot seem to get Windows 7 to install the x86 printer drivers for Windows XP (this is for a Canon i850). If you have any ideas as to what could be wrong or what else I can check, please let me know. Windows 7 Cannot Share Folder JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. Unable To Access Shared Folder In Windows 7 My Problem was that my Windows 7 PC could not access files or printers on my XP PC across a local area network (through a wired router).
Now my problem is I have laptop Win7 and desktop win2000 server.When I go to networks on both w2000 & W7 I can see my laptop and desktop. have a peek at these guys If you are using Static addresses make sure you can ping the IP address of each computer. Just because you see another computer icon in your network, it doesn't mean that everything is accessable. Make sure that both PCs are members of the same Workgroup - I called mine "WORKGROUP". 2.
This fact has played itself out in this forum so many times I've lost count. If you want to double-check, go to the “Network and Sharing Center” (as shown in Lesson 3) and click or tap “Change advanced sharing settings” on the left. I'm new here, and thought this was the place to find some help! http://mixtecadigital.com/windows-7/unable-to-share-files-on-network-windows-7.html September 29, 2009 ScubaPete Thanks man.
The item you've shared will now be visible to other computers in your HomeGroup. Machines can now see each other. Over on your XP machine open up My Network Places to find the Windows 7 (mysticgeek-pc) shared folder.
Thanks. We review the best desktop, mobile and web apps and services out there, in addition to useful tips and guides for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS and Windows Phone. December 30, 2009 KJ I am having a similar problem as everybody else. I turned off password protect in Win 7 I told XP to share its drive and files.
but my lap with W7 cannot find the XP PC. Anyone else run into this issue? May 21, 2009 docpaul Excellent! this content Im having an issue where I cant share folders.
Therefore, you should not use those folders to store files that you want to share only with certain people or only one user account. My printer is a canon pixma ip5000. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How To Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista With three different versions of Windows being used now, you’ll Thanks.
May 8, 2011 Neil Followed all your directions and have managed to get theWindows XP PC to print to the windows 7 PC. I can access the internet (although it is substantially slower than when I had vista) and the shared files on the base computer, but I cannot setup the printer.