Home Networking Win 7 computer to Vista computer

#1
Hello folks, I could do with a bit of help here.

I have two computers connected by ethernet LAN through a router. Both computers can see each other and I can access files on the Win 7 computer from the Vista computer, but athough the Win 7 computer sees Vista it won't let me connect. It produces a Windows Security box where I am required to 'Enter Network Password' and it has a User name box and a Password box.

Now - there is no network password. I have:-
  • unjoined homegroup
  • Set all the defaults in the network and sharing centre's advanced settings to let me through, including turn on file-sharing and turn off passwords. ( Someone kindly gave instructions in an earlier posting)
  • Restarted the computer
  • Still no joy
Any ideas anyone?
 


#2
If you have a user name and password set up on your other machine you will need to enter that user name and password when it asks for the network information.
 


#3
Solved

Thank you for your help. I posted this some time ago and the problem is resolved since I upgraded the Vista computer to Windows 7. Homegroup has solved all the problems.
This thread can now be closed from my point of view.
 


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