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shared printer - only one user has access

Q: shared printer - only one user has access

I don't know if i'm posting in the correct group Bot network and sharing are issues so I only printer - user has one shared access guess I can't be verry wrong I've a netbook win starter and want to print on a printer canon ip attatched to an Vista computer The printer is installed on the netbook and it does work but only one user me can print All other users logged in on the netbook can't The printer shared printer - only one user has access does not resond Filesharing to a nas and to the VistaPC works fine for all users The printer is installed logged in as me on a local port VistapPC CannonPrinter I installed the latest drivers from the Cannon website Even after removing the printer and reinstalling logged in as son has no effect Only user quot me quot can use the printer All my computers are connected to a homenetwork Dlink Dir- The VistaPC wicht has the printer connected has a wired connection Can anyone help me so my son can print too

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A: shared printer - only one user has access

Make sure that the printer driver is installed into windows vista computer and is compatible, disable the firewall on the main computer and windows vista computer.

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A:Connecting to a shared printer as a User

Did you give Bob's full username for Computer A? For Windows, ComputerA\Bob and ComputerB\Bob are two different users. When connecting to Computer A from Computer B as Bob you should give the username as ComputerA\Bob (replace the ComputerA with the computer's network name).

Kari

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A:HP4050 shared printer, one user cannot see tray 3

If each user has access rights, have you clicked in the advanced tab under properties and made sure tray 3 IS available?
You have to do this on each users setup.
 

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A:Shared Printer missing on other user accounts

Nevermind, I fixed it. I just went and created a new local port with the UNC path to the printer.

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A:Shared printer requires credentials for standard user

It seems like adding check marks to the Everyone share then hitting the Apply button would have this working for you. I'm sure you also checked that the Sharing tab has been checked to share the printer.

I'm not sure what you mean "both Homegroup services are disabled"?

Are both machines part of the same Homegroup?

There are threads on this about how you can fix this problem using the "Point and Print Restrictions" settings in the GPO but they apparently only relate to Windows 7 machines on a Domain, it may be worth a try who knows.
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...or-permissions

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A:[SOLVED] Can't Access Shared Printer...

If it was working at one time then you must have set it up correctly and I while don't know if you have this option in your OS on the host computer but, via Control Panel > under Network and Internet > Change Homegroup and sharing options and Start the Homegroup Troubleshooter may correctly configure Windows Firewall - don't know if this will have to be done on all of the computers ?

Just my bit

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A:Windows 7 access to a shared printer on XP

Thanks for the reply. I checked all the settings as you suggested. The only one that was not correct was the one to use passwords and user accounts to connect.

When I use the add printer wizard it sees the printer but then gives me the access denied. See snapshot below. Also, I can see all the computer connected the network. When I click on the computer with the shared printer I can see the printer. If I click to connect I get the same error - please see snapshots.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/21951-windows-7-access-shared-printer-xp.html
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A:Any user can't access shared folder from one computer

Basic Requirements Before Posting your Networking Thread

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A:Trying to access shared files and printer from Windows 10 PC

Your question isn't clear. Are the shared files/printers located on the recently upgraded PC? And, you're trying to access them from the Windows 8 and Windows 10 PCs?What type of Home Sharing did you setup on the newly upgraded system? Have you verified permissions?

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Netgear Router WGR614


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A:Access to shared files, printer etc via wireless

Are you using simple file sharing on the XP machine?
It may work better if you enable user and group permissions which Windows XP professional does support.
This turorial will show you how to set up user and group permissions in XP pro.
How to Share File with Group and User Permissions in Windows XP

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A:Win XP pc cannot access win7 user restricted shared folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by atzounis


I have 10 pcs on a LAN workgroup. They are mixed win7 and xp. I have set the file sharing, net discovery etc on win 7 on and password protection, firewall off. They all have user accounts like pc1, pc2,...pc10 and I have also created the account of the pc I want to access the restricted folder to the pc that shares it. I have set the ownerships on win7 machines too. I can access the folders on XP machines from the win7 successfully. When I try to set a user-restricted shared folder to a win7 pc and access it from XP I fail. It says that I do not have sufficient rights to access the folder, contact the network admin. I can only access to the folder by setting it available to "everyone" or "guest" read/write but that s not what I want... :-( any ideas guys? I have tried so many times the last 5 days withou luck... Any help would be highly appreciated! Thank you all!


You need to make the special User a member of a restricted access group, the link below explains the details of how to set this up.

GUIDE: How to protect directories from childrn and other usrs of a PC

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A:Printer shared Win7, but access stopped at the computer.

I feel like an idiot for not thinking of the simple solutions...

One of the first things to remember in a workgroup environment is the end users have the unfortunate flexibility of having different passwords for each account they have on every computer (unlike a domain environment). Such a simple solution, but I didn't think of it 'till now because I work in a domain environment 99% of the time.

So yeah, said user changed their password on their laptop and didn't tell me, thus the host computer said, "Hey your password's not valid." Change the passwords to match and...

*sigh* Problem solved.

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A:Laptop can no longer access shared printer/files on home network

Hello,

First thind I'd suggest to you anyway. Please note that anything that you have installed and windows updates will be affected. Files will remain untouched.





Quote:
If I did a system restore on her laptop, back to a point when it had been able to print, might that fix things?


Please give us an update.

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A:Shared printer problem with windows 10 printer default manage

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Within your router is uPNP enabled?

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A:Shared User

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-user.522628/
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A:Shared....but only for one user!

Right click on My Documents, Properties, Security. You'll notice that you have settings for each user, simply remove the permission to access those files from all but the user in question.
 

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A:Shared Printer?

Hi you will need to install the driver on the win 7 machine. is your printer wireless? this might help you. Sharing files and printers with different versions of Windows - Windows Help

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A:Shared Printer

"I can ping the desktop from the laptop but not the laptop from the desktop."

My first guess would be a firewall on the laptop is blocking access. Turn off Windows XP firewall and uninstall any others to see if this is your problem. Could be affecting the printing also.
 

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A:Need Help Using Mac Shared Printer on W7 PC

for the printer install Bonjour.
as for file sharing, i don't really know. is "network discovery" disabled?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/47191-need-help-using-mac-shared-printer-w7-pc.html
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A:Cannot use a shared printer

You shouldn't need to do it manually but sometimes it's the only way that works. Usually the problems are with permissions and sharing settings.

Try doing it this way and see if it works.
XP to 7 Printer sharing

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/46167-cannot-use-shared-printer.html
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A:shared printer

You might want to have this moved to the Networking forum here at TSG you would get a much better response for your problem there, Just click on the little triangle at the top right and ask a moderator to please move the thread.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-printer.503879/
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A:Shared printer

Lucky. I have a similar setup except the host is running XP. I cannot get the printer to show up on the other computers...

Your host PC is probably going to power saving mode (sleep/hibernate) etc severing connections with your network. Change the host PC settings and you'll be fine

Optimize Windows 7 This might help

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Thanks in advance

JP
 

A:shared printer

http://iharder.sourceforge.net/current/macosx/winmacprinter/
 

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I would appreciate if someone might be able to throw together a step-by-step to see if I missed something.

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A:shared printer

Couple of things...
1. I assume that you had used windows XP wizzard to install a network printer right?
2. On the windows Me you right clicked on the printer and chosen "sharing" right?
3. Looked in the FAQ of the manufacturer for tips ?
4 Using the lastest drivers for printer on XP or the "generic "microsoft drivers ?
HTH
 

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A:Printing to XP Shared Printer

Are both computers part of the same workgroup? Do you have any security software on the XP computer that may be preventing it from seeing the Windows 7 computer? Have you configured the Windows 7 computer to allow file and printer sharing?

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A:Connect to shared printer--> HELP!!!

I never ran Native NT systems, just XP based, and of course there is a "Wizard" for adding the Printer.

In your case I expect that there is not.

But when I do a Browse for a new Printer to ADD, I see listings like this...

\\MOLLIE\Epson ActionLaser 1500--Local

"MOLLIE" is the name of my spousal unit's Computer on our Network.

"Epson ActionLaser 1500--Local" is how the Printer on her PC is identified.

The \'s are the required designators for XP. I expect that NT is the same?

So, you need to add a Printer that is:

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if what you have specified is accurate.
 

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A:shared printer question

Yes. First just try connecting to it. If both the sharer and sharee have the same OS, it will probably ask you if it's OK to copy the driver from the sharee. Tell it yes, and it will install.

With different systems, there may be a problem getting the correct driver for the sharer; if so, try doing a regular install before taking the printer back to the sharee and connecting from the sharer.
 

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The issue being faced is, the LX 350 keeps disappearing from the list of printers, yet it's always available on the Windows 7 PC to which it's connected.

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A:Shared Printer Problems

Well I have my printers connected to a Dell XPS running Vista 64 Home Premium. The other house computers are XP based desktops and mobiles.

Interesting enough, the file sharing works fine and printing to my Canon printer works fine. Sharing to the HP does not work (it works locally).

This has to be some simple setup (along with something HP did to mess up the driver).

I have seen the reverse -- printer on XP, laptop running VIsta....

http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/209298-shared-printer-problems.html
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A:Shared Printer Madness

Check out the following post about this problem and see if anything there helps: http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums...pic.php?t=5969.

The following thread also addresses the issue, but comes at it from a completely different angle involving the use of a static IP address for the printer (among other suggestions). I'm not sure if this is the issue, but it's worth reading to see if it applies and if the suggestions are worth trying: Error when printing across through a router - Windows Vista Printers & Scanners.

There were many other articles on this error, but I reviewed most from the first 10 search pages and found none that offered any solutions but the two above.

I hope this helps. If not, post back and I'll try looking again (but after the time I've already spent, I'm not sure what else I'll be able to find though I will try).

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A:Shared Printer Driver (x64 to x86)

you might need to check the HP website...my understanding is that networking a HP printer in an environment that includes Vista 64 bit is not supported very well.

I could be wrong though so please check.

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/117932-shared-printer-driver-x64-x86.html
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A:Shared Printer seen, but won't print

This sounds like a port specification issue, or perhaps a driver issue on the remote machine. How did you install the drivers for the remote machine, and what version of Windows is running on the remote client?
 

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A:Shared printer not printing

Hello,

It might help to download the latest printer driver for Vista from Epson's site.

Please let us know.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/160793-shared-printer-not-printing.html
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A:Scan Through Shared Printer

A shared printer is a printer not a scanner so I am thinking it is not possible. Generally scanner functions are not available over the network even for large all-in-one business type machines.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/26942-scan-through-shared-printer.html
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A:Shared printer on XP and Vista

Why not connect and run off a home network?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/shared-printer-on-xp-and-vista.102934/
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A:Shared printer error

It's your Printer Spooler Service Issue, Try to restart the service & make sure its set to automatic. Check Event Viewer to find out what is causing this issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-printer-error.901929/
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A:Vista HP cannot see XP shared printer

On the xp machine click on the printer.
There is sharing options within the drivers.
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A:Shared Printer Issue

Did you try to install the printer directly on the XP computer, deleting the driver from the ME computer, then adding it again by connecting the networked printer and having XP install the driver?
 

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THIS IS THE PROBLEM WITH ONE OF THE CLIENT SYSTEM ACER LOADED WINDOWS XP IN WHICH WE ARE UNABLE TO GIVE PRINT.

KINDLY SEE THE BELOW ATTACHMENT AND PROVIDE THE SOLUTION.

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A:Problem With The Shared Printer.

Download the driver from HERE and install it.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/problem-with-the-shared-printer-289618.html
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In vista the xp drivers won't work.
So on other forums a found the solution.
Install the printer local and map a port to the shared printre on xp an use the vista driver

Printing is ok.

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An in xp it works fine. There i can see if the front cover of the printer is open and so on.

The status monitor works fin when the printer is connected on the usb port of the vista machine but not when the printer is connected to the xp machine

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A:Shared Printer Problem

This is a procedure that may work for installing network printers when the normal install doesn't work properly.
Select: Control Panel, Printers, Add Printer
Choose Add Local Printer.
Uncheck the box marked :Automatically detect my PnP printer.
Click Next
Select Create a New Port and leave the default in the drop down selection as Local Port.
Click Next
Windows displays a small dialogue box asking a port name.
Key in: \\<computer_name>\<printer_name> See note below
Click OK
Windows will show a list of printer vendors and models. The list looks just like the Windows Add Hardware Dialog. Select your printer manufacturer and printer model from the list. If your specific printer isn't shown, you can click on Have Disk and browse to the folder where you have the unpacked drivers for your printer.

Note:
<computer_name> - Computer name from Control Panel, System status display.
<printer_name> - The actual name of the network printer viewed by browsing to the shared printer on the network.​
 

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A:The Shared Printer Blues

What error message does it give you?

Can you share files between the 2 with no problems?

check this site for troubleshooting steps

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/troubleshoot/sharingdetails.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/the-shared-printer-blues.100764/
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A:Need help connecting to a Shared XP Printer

PC's are connected via LAN?
Both printers work properly from their attached PC?

Disable sharing, delete the printer, uninstall any software/drivers for said printer from Add and Remove programs, reboot, and reinstall, configure, and share.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-help-connecting-to-a-shared-xp-printer.1124694/
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A:Shared Printer Problem

Make sure the proper port is configured on the remote computer.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/48032/shared-printer-problem/
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A:Shared Printer Problem

the problem could be owner 'guest'. 'guest' is a limited account, probably don't have authority.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-printer-problem.453398/
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A:Shared Printer Trouble

I just discovered another thread about this that was marked solved, but I had tried that already without success.

Here is that post:
XP to 7 Printer sharing

Both of the printers are quite old, and at least one of the printers has a driver built into Seven (the driver is available for download on HP website, but it is NOT an installer, and is labelled PCL6). I do not know exactly the model number of the other printer (I just know it was made by Sharp)



UPDATE:
Found a key and managed to get in office with the printers. The Dell was on and so were both printers (which I confirmed they were both shared). Upon going into the printers folder on the Dell, I discovered that the Sharp was offline, but the old HP was up and going. I even successfully printed a test page from the Dell. The old HP is a laserjet 4050 connected via parallel port.

I still cannot connect remotely to the old HP.

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"Installing" the old HP driver did not help.

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A:Shared Printer over Network

The firewall on the laptop may be blocking the communication to the printer. You must enable Printer and File sharing on both computers by running the "network setup wizard"
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/shared-printer-over-network.92040/
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A:Connection with shared printer

Sometimes trial and error has its own logic. Maybe the homegroup had some setting that was blocking your printer access. But it's tough to say with no indication of the current state of your network. They say "if it ain't broke don't fix it." So I guess a corollary would be "If you fixed it don't try to figure out how. Just use it."

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Sounds as if the network printer is not installed as a network printer on the other devices. If it is installed as a shared printer (YourPC_Name\Printer_Name), it will naturally only work when your PC is on because the other devices do not search the printer from the network but instead try to connect to it over your PC.

The solution is simple, the printer needs to be installed as network printer on all devices, allowing all devices to connect to it directly instead of over your PC.

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A:Win 7 can't connect to win 7 shared printer

Hi Remush, Welcome to Seven forums.

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A:Disappearing shared printer

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A:Cant connect to W2K shared printer from XP

Sounds like your not logged onto the network? Are all other network resources available? ie: can you see other pc's on the network etc. Are you logged onto the same domain as the PC sharing the printer??

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A:Shared Printer problem

Can you test by turning off any firewall software on the computer downstairs? Sounds to me like it's having some sort of communications problem.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/shared-printer-problem-227796.html
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A:Shared Printer problem

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A:Cannot connect to shared printer

SP1 comes in two days...there's inside a patch for shared printers not accessible on networks.

A computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 intermittently cannot use a shared network printer to print

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/145884-cannot-connect-shared-printer.html
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A:Shared printer install

Maybe try the Printer Support forum: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f109/

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A:Shared printer issue

Are the computers having this issue running XP Home by chance?? If so this happens because XP home does not store network passwords

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A:Shared Printer Issue

Can't you just run the Add New Printer Wizard on that PC and find the wanted printer on the network? Should be a piece of cake if you are in the same Workgroup.
 

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When you added it to the other terminals did you also remove the original instance of it?
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can you print okay from the desktop? when the status is 'printing' from the laptop, does it stay that way indefinitely or does it report an error printing at some stage?

when you installed the printer on the laptop you did install it as an network printer?

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Hi I don't use Homegroup as I am the only user so far I got a few Vista and XP users on my home network and just wanted to set User shows as profile shared up some shared folders on the desktop as I have always User profile shows as shared done with older Windows versions had to jump thru some User profile shows as shared hoops to do it but finally worked enabled the shared folder for quot everyone quot per business as usual but when I open My Network Places on my XP desktop I see not only the shared folder on my laptop but also my user folder on the laptop How and why is this shared All I shared was one folder User profile shows as shared on my desktop not my entire user folder I can mess with any files in there I like which is needless to say kind of dangerous Furthermore I see my boyfriend's Vista user folder showing up as shared in My Network Places also I also see his public folders something I can't get to work on but figured I would get around to that sometime but this user shared folder is freaking me out a bit I can't see or access any user folders on any XP boxes why are they showing in and Vista Would some kind person explain what I am doing wrong

A:User profile shows as shared

I also discovered this today. The full Users folder is shared by default in Win7, it seems.
You can of course un-share the folder. Here's a link to a discussion on the topic:

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/...e-863c6aebb510

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/26655-user-profile-shows-shared.html
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Hi,
I have a strange problem. I am not able to access one of the network share drives in our office \\ntnet\XXXX

But i can access it using IP address.

Everybody else is able to.

Using the IP address i am just able to access, but i cannot map that drive.

Can anybody advice what can the issue be.
 

A:Cannot access specific shared drive with name , but can access with IP

Can you access other shared drives by name?
 

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Hi Everyone I have two Windows computers connected to the same Workgroup I have double checked the Workgroup name and it is the same on both computers One Windows computer is bit the other is bit To the W bit computer I have connected a Kyocera FS- D printer and further to Cannot shared connect Workgroup to printer this I have installed additional drivers for bit printing Finally I have setup the printer to be shared across the Workgroup When I attempt to install the printer onto the bit computer I am met with the error message below Obviously there is more than one way to connect to a printer in Windows when attempting to quot auto-connect quot the printer is not listed so I choose quot The printer Cannot connect to shared Workgroup printer I want is not listed quot I then put in quot computer name printer share name quot and attempt to connect this way If anybody knows the cause of this error message and more importantly how to overcome it can you please share your wisdom Kind Regards Davo nbsp

A:Cannot connect to shared Workgroup printer

Hello All,

After attempting to add the printer an alternative way I was presented with the following screen -

I noticed on the Windows 7 32 bit computer (which the printer is connected to) that the Administrator account was logged on, but after rebooting this computer it came to my attention that the Administrator account was without a password.

I added a password for the account, and after this I was able to connect to the printer from the Windows 7 64 bit (client) computer without issue.

I hope that this helps others who may encounter this error.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

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