Jun 05, 2002, 06:27 AM
Hi. the remote machine with Win 98 seems to want a password for accessing the files on my Win 2K machine but I never set a password. The password prompt appears when I click on the computer name. How do I turn this off in Win2K?
Thanks for you time.
Jun 05, 2002, 06:40 AM
Find the drive/folder you are sharing, go into sharing properties and check for a password.
Jun 05, 2002, 10:05 AM
i had the same prob, sometimes it works OK if you switch the guest account on,
Jun 05, 2002, 10:16 AM
Windows 2000 requires you to effectively log in remotely. Therefore you need to supply the login and password name of the owner of the folder/drive you are trying to access as well as set the permissions within windows 2000. You must have specified a password - the thing you type in when you boot up ...
Jun 05, 2002, 10:34 AM
Thanks for the replies but it's not the folders is the thing. I've set the Share properties of folders but it asks when I try to access the machine first. (It asks when I double click on the icon representing the win2K machine).
@ GiGaDaNcE_2. Switch the Guest account on you say.....that jsut might work. Thanks. I'll try that later.
Jun 05, 2002, 10:36 AM
You can either enable the guest account which means anyone on the network will be able to access your shares, or you can create an account on your Win2k pc using the same id & pwd that you log onto the win98 pc with.