Username & password for networking

By Starsky303
Jan 2, 2008
  1. Hi all,

    I'm currently trying to network my Vista PC to an XP PC. I've managed to get the XP PC onto the Vista Workgroup but when I try to access the Vista PC through the XP PC, Windows asks for a username and password. I've had a look around on the internet and some people are having similar problems.

    Some people have asked to use the <computer name>\<username> as the username and <password> (of the XP PC for the password but this hasn't worked.

    Does anyone know what I should do?
    Cheers, hope I've made sense!
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,177   +990

    When a client system attempts to access a Share on another system,
    the User/Password of the account that created the Share is needed.
  3. Starsky303

    Starsky303 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 47

    Nice one. It worked. Thanks for your help!!!
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