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SHARING FILES BETWEEN 2 COMPUTERS


Ventad
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I have a desktop computer connected by ethernet (VISTA) and a Windows7 laptop by wireless. I am trying to share folders have got the share saying no passwords and yet when I click on a folder it asks for user name and password, no passwords have been set to open either computers. Any ideas please

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difarn

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Hi

You may have set up password protected sharing.

Have a look at this

It may help.

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Ventad

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difarn

Thanks for that on the windows7 PC on advanced once I scrolled down I found that it was ticked for password protection sharing , many thanks.

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difarn

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Hi

So glad it worked - thanks for replying.

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