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Old March 5th, 2007, 11:32 PM
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XP user permissions

A couple of years ago I set up my wife's laptop and gave both xp accounts, full access to everything. Now I've been trying to network her laptop with my desk top and when I try to map her drive the error message I get tells me I don't have permission to view the network resource. How do I fix this?
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Old March 5th, 2007, 11:36 PM
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Try this:

At the XP Login screen, Hit the ALT+CTRL+DEL combo twice.
Set the Username and password to "administrator"
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Old March 5th, 2007, 11:46 PM
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First, make sure you have something marked as Shared on the laptop. Rather than type it all here, look in XP's help files. There's good information there about setting up a home network.

If the laptop is running XP Pro, in Control Panel>Folder Options>View tab, make sure "Use simple file sharing" is checked. Simple file sharing is the unchangeable default in XP Home.
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