Windows 7 Not Playing Nice With Win2000

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Networking' started by wm_hunter, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. wm_hunter

    wm_hunter New Member

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    I am having difficulties accessing the network share to my Windows 2000 printer [printer attatched via USB to Win2000 computer, shared among all computers]. Both computers are behind a router, and are on the same workgroup. My Vista machine did not have any problems accessing this printer or authenticating to Windows 2000, but Windows 7 seems to. The problem is when I go to connect to the PC, I am prompted for a username and password, but upon entering a valid one, it does not connect and comes back as invalid.

    I attempted to navigate to the share manually through the "add pritner" device, but this did not work either. [Giving //computername/printer]

    Any assistance would be great =), thank you.
     

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