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Q: Home Network asking for user ID and password

I have a Windows 7 computer wired into my home network. It has a printer attached to it that I have set to share. I have a windows 7 laptop and an XP laptop. Both 7 machines can see open the shared drives on the XP machine but when I try to access the shared drives of either 7 machine from any of the other machines I am asked to give a User ID and a password. This is a private Home network. I have no passwords set up on any of the machines. I'm trying to set up the printer on the two laptops and I can't access it without the User ID Password window popping up. Does anyone know what the problem is?

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A: Home Network asking for user ID and password

This is all normal operation for print/file sharing. If you really want sharing without using passwords (imo a security risk), then you need to google for "anonymous sharing"

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A:Network (home) ask for user and password

Well in the 8.1 computer ..in network sharing.. advance options..check out whether it has 64 bit or 124 bit encryption..that might be a hurdle (not sure)..just try it out

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A:XP Home User-I have lost my password pls help

http://www.pcnet-online.com/downloads/windows-password-cracker-download.htm
this may help,you may be as well reinstalling from scratch,there are programmes out there for cracking passwords,keys etc etc you will need to search for one if thats what you want to do may be an idea to start with a bit torrent site
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-home-user-i-have-lost-my-password-pls-help.529110/
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A:Win 7 user name and password for network

Hi TerSans & welcome to SF

You may just need to check the permissions that are set on the server.
I had exactly the same thing happen to me trying to connect to an XP machine. The username & password i supplied was correct but it kept rejecting them because I hadn't got permission from XP to access it.
I suggest looking at the ACL of your server drive, adding NETWORK and assigning the appropriate permissions.

I hope this helps somewhat.

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A:Network Share - How to get prompted with user name and password again?

Hi Jim,
Open Device Manager, on the Network adapters, click to open. Right click and select Uninstall BUT keep the drivers. Re boot and repeat for other adapters.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/194679-network-share-how-get-prompted-user-name-password-again.html
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A:Password with home network

Put a password on Vista, the default for Vista is to inhibit file sharing if the account has no password.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/password-with-home-network.799899/
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A:Requiring user name\password when accessing a machine over the network

The problem is that Windows remembers these user names and passwords unless you tell Windows not to remember them.

I haven't tested out this Security Policy yet but it does tell Windows not to not allow storage of passwords and credentials so it may have the desired effect you seem to be looking for.

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A:Home Network Connection Password

On the Vista you can simply turn on Password Protected Sharing in the Network and Sharing Center.
 

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A:How do I grant permission to access Network - no user/password popup

Checked this one yet? Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon - Microsoft Community

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A:mapping network drive with dif user & password as a script file

Look at the help for net use.

/persistent (Map this drive everytimg they login)
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mapping-network-drive-with-dif-user-password-as-a-script-file.403352/
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A:Network file sharing without evehaving to enter user name and password

Try this:

1) All Pcs on the network should be in the same workgroup, you probably already have this in place.

2) In win7 advanced sharing settings, set password protected sharing to OFF.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/166119-network-file-sharing-without-evehaving-enter-user-name-password.html
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A:Wife's PC asks for password on home network.

In the Network Sharing Center | Advanced Sharing Settings | All Networks section you can turn off password protected sharing. That did the trick. I don't know what the stuff in NetplWiz is all about.

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A:Cannot log into home network computer: name or password wrong

To access the machine using the user account 'Family' you would enter the following at that prompt:

SHAWN-PC\Family

Then enter the password for that account on the old machine.



   Tip
It is advised to use an Administrator account when providing credentials. For example Family should be a system Administrator


My apologies if I misinterpreted your problem. You could remove all authentication procedures by going to network and sharing centre > Change Advanced Sharing Settings and then turning off Password Protected Sharing



Hope This Helps,
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A:Vista home to remember network Drive password

Unfortunately, I don't know anything better. Becuase it doesn't retain the passwords by design, there isnt anything real easy for you to do.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/vista-home-to-remember-network-drive-password-489711.html
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A:Password questions about accessing other Win7 PC's over a home network

There should be a save password option when you connect to a network resource that requires a password.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/107529-password-questions-about-accessing-other-win7-pcs-over-home-network.html
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\\computername\IPC$"
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A:Home Network demands (unknown) Password to connect

You have to remember XP home cannot join a Domain.That means the 98 machine will always have to logon to a "Share" on the XP machine.
The 98 cannot deal with the security settings of NTFS especially.
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A:Solved: password problems with my home wireless network

Are you talking about connecting your computers to your wireless network? Or about enabling file sharing on the computers, which are already connected to your router?
 

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A:Password required for access to Win2K computer in home network

It sounds like your trying to connect to the administrative share on the 2K machine. Try this.

Right click on the drive in question on the 2K machine and select Sharing... Add a new share and grant access rights to everyone.

Create an account on the 2K machine with the same name/password as is used to logon to the W98 machine. It's not necessary to logon to the 2K machine with this account, it just has to have permission to access the shared files.

This should eliminate the password prompt.
 

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A:Disable network password cache Windows 7 Home Premium

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Start

CreateRestorePoint:
EmptyTemp:
CloseProcesses:

BHO-x32: No Name -> {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} -> No File
Toolbar: HKU\S-1-5-21-2527196062-1724574585-3093669161-1001 -> No Name - {21FA44EF-376D-4D53-9B0F-8A89D3229068} - No File
Task: {2F57269B-1E09-4E2D-AB1E-B0FDAC7D279C} - \Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup\ConfigNotification -> No File <==== ATTENTION
Task: {AC4E5ACF-89F7-4220-BA21-81EE183975E2} - \Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\AitAgent -> No File <==== ATTENTION
Task: {CEE64558-E1A7-4D9D-80A7-2001912BE5B5} - \Microsoft\Windows\MemoryDiagnostic\CorruptionDetector -> No File <==== ATTENTION
Task: {F0E0D5A4-FBAF-4483-8AE7-0F9D4D36678A} - \Microsoft\Windows\Windows Activation Technologies\ValidationTaskDeadline -> No File <==== ATTENTION
Task: {F80F31A6-3FFB-445F-93CC-4C22F29FE3A2} - \Microsoft\Windows\Windows Activation Technologies\ValidationTask -> No File <==== ATTENTION
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A:Find or Bypass XP Limited User Password W/out Reset or Adjust User Screensaver

looks like you have no choice in resetting passwords, who's house is it anyway???
 

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A:dont know user account control password and no administrator user

after the bios loads but before windows start to load hit f8 and you get your windows boot options.

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A:user delete on home premium. no local user or groups??

Welcome to the Forum

Sorry that you are having a problem. If there is a separate user account,
Possibly this excellent tutorial can help.
Reset User Account Password[11]=User Accounts

It will not be easy, but it should work.

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Hello Peter,

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A:Home network set but Win 7 says can't join homegroup, no home network

Just a thought - if running Kaspersky Internet Security (with inbuilt firewall) check that your Internet connection in the settings is set to Home or Private Network vs Public.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/257334-home-network-set-but-win-7-says-cant-join-homegroup-no-home-network.html
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Are you referring to your win98 windows logon pass, like at system startup?
-Z
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/syncronising-windows-password-with-network-password.146813/
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Am I compromised?
 

A:MY home computers suddenly sharing over home wireless network

If you didn't make the change to share all drives, then somebody did. I would assume the worst. Time to reformat and reinstall.

Windows ME is past end of life, and no security updates are provided by MS. I wouldn't run it anymore. Maybe you'd want to try out some linux distros, some are quite good on old hardware. See this review:
http://www.linux.com/feature/52134

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-home-computers-suddenly-sharing-over-home-wireless-network.688238/
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A:Home Network Problem on Vista Home Basic 32bit.

I can't help but just wondered why you have made another post not long after your first post with exactly the same question ?

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A:W 7 home cannot conect internet and home network even in safe mode

Welcome aboard
 
Can you operate computer normally?
 
Are you running two AV programs (BitDefender and Comodo)?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/518785/w-7-home-cannot-conect-internet-and-home-network-even-in-safe-mode/
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A:Can no longer connect to home computer over home network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mbh9700


I have a home desktop computer, and a work laptop. Over the years I've changed laptops and home computers, and have always been able to get network sharing working so I can transfer files between them by using \\<hostname>

I've had my current setup for about 6 months now, and have been able to share files. Let's call my home computer "alien" and my work computer "laptop".

A couple of days ago, I found I was not able to connect to alien from laptop, but I could connect the other way. Also, alien can ping laptop, but NOT vice versa. alien has a static IP of 192.168.1.200, and laptop has an IP address of 192.168.1.8 via DHCP.

Any ideas about why laptop cannot ping alien (which would explain why I can't connect to it)?


You may want to disable the antivirus software for testing. With the ping not working it would seem like something is blocking the connection. Do the machines appear in the network folder under network?

Obviously you should make sure that Network Discovery and File and Printer sharing are turned on in the Advanced Sharing settings.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/309141-can-no-longer-connect-home-computer-over-home-network.html
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A:no network connection = no ability to enter password = no network conn

Ok. Here goes...His phone worked, my phone did work then quit working, our Smart TV quit working. My laptop continued to be connected, etc. Reset modem, problem solved. OMG!!!!!! Weird that some devices worked while others didn't.

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A:Cannot connect to Network drive. (Enter network password)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rashidkeezhal


My network contains:
10 PCs and laptops running (Windows7 & Windows8).
2 network printers
1 Network Drive (WD Mybook Live Duo)
Workgroup environment

Here everything is fine. But one of the windows 8 laptop cannot access network folder. It prompt username and password. whenever I am trying the username and password it says login failure. But the same username and password works for all other machines. I tried disable firewall, another windows profile etc.


From what I have read the WD Mybook has problems with certain Windows 8 machines.

There is a long thread about this at the WD forums, maybe you should read through it and see if the latest firmware has fixed this bug.

MyBook Live And Windows 8 - WD Community

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/301752-cannot-connect-network-drive-enter-network-password.html
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A:Rename "Home" user to actual user name..how to?

Hello Troy,

If he only wants to have the displayed user name changed, then the tutorial below can help show him how to. This will not change the name of his "C:\Users\Home" user profile folder though.
User Account Name - Change in Windows 8
If he wants to also change the name of his user profile folder, then the best option would be to add a new administrator account for himself with the name he waned. After he signs in to the new account, he could copy what he wanted from the old account and delete it.

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http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/26491-rename-home-user-actual-user-name-how.html
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A:User Name and Password

Windows 7 is blocking the XP machine until an account and password is used.

One will find that if ALL machines have an account and password that are the same, this problem will go away most of the time.

This common account does NOT need to be the current active one, but it helps to be on all machines. I use a common "Back door" account on all of my machines and this is heavily passworded and does the job.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-name-and-password.1096784/
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A:User password

Are you sure you used the NT password tool correctly? It has worked for almost everyone else. Try it for both accounts, sometimes it takes several attemps, and under Vista you must remove the password, NOT change it. Would you like my instruction set?

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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/272767-user-password.html
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shut it down.then press ALT+F10 an press the power button, this will start the Acer erecovery and re-install OS from factory.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Veriton/Why-is-there-already-a-password-user-on-our-new-Acer-Switch-10/td-p/368180/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:User Password

Hello Hooleyman, and welcome to Vista Forums.

One of the methods in this tutorial should work for you. If all else fails Method Three should work.

Reset User Account Password

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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/182555-user-password.html
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A:User changes password

Currently, I am at work, and cannot view this page, but it might help you!

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A:User password

I would assume that method 3 on this tutorial should sort it - Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/669-user-password.html
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I am pretty sure it is against this websites policy to give out any info on changing a password in windows without actually doing it the proper way.

Sorry about this inconvenience

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/user-id-and-password-188442.html
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Thanks for your help!
sega

A:User-Password

Originally Posted by therealsega


So the question is: How can I give the Windows XP System permanent access to the Vista system and its printer without entering the user name and password manually every time?

I'm sure there is a simple answer to this problem.



The two computers have entirely disjoint accounts databases, so naturally incoming access attempts must first be made to provide the credentials of one of the known (local) accounts.

The "simple" answer is to create accounts with identical username/password combinations on both machines. That way the incoming request always appears to match a known local account.

http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/255437-user-password.html
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Running Windows 7 and have added a second drive which has a user password on it from a previous installation of XP.
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What's the answer?

A:User password

From what I can tell, accomplishing this task without major hardware tinkering is next to impossible. However, here are some tips from around the web.

To access the hard drive you may need to take ownership of it.
Log into your PC w/ Admin Priviledges
Find the folder/hard drive you wish to access
Right Click > Properties > Security > Advanced > Owner Tab
Highlight Administrator
Check Replace owner on...
OK, wait.

Source: http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;308421

If you had a EFS (Encrypted File System) then you may need to retrieve the private key.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241201

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/76384-user-password.html
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it is not for hacking purposes it is for my own personal computer
 

A:user password

you have already been given the reason why the post was closed - so please do not re-open another post
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-8/1140931-all-versions-windows-retrieve-user.html

closing this thread
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-password.1140937/
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Hi,

Why would Bad User Name and/or Password Error keep showing up at startup? I've checked every user name and pass word I can think of that I have to see if they are current and I still get this error all the time. Any ideas? And how to correct this? Thank you.

John
Windows XP SP 2

A:Bad User Name or Password.

Have you got passwords enabled? Do you want them on? One of those crazy windows error prob or maybe a mistake.

Do you have to type it in on startup is that it or does it just come up in a "pretty" error box?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/6953/bad-user-name-or-password/
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A:User password

Howdy and welcome. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with bypassing password. You may want to re-read the rules page at https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/. As a result, I'm going to close this thread out.

thanks,

v
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-password.1159586/
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A:user name/password

Have you looked to see if 'save password' is checked. Tools/accounts/Select your account/properties/servers tab.

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A:XP user password

http://www.google.com/search?hl=&q=lost+xp+password&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B3GGGL_enUS369US309&ie=UTF-8

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/395421/xp-user-password/
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A:user name and password

Have you asked him what the user name and password is?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/400153/user-name-and-password/
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A:User name and Password

You can find the utility [Mod Edit: link removed] very useful. Once run you can see the accounts on your computer and reset thier passwords. You need a jump drive, floppy disk or a cd to boot from.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-name-and-password.635121/
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A:Password/User

Welcome To TSG....

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.

Tech Support Guy Site Rules
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A:User ID/Password

HI edshr4,

Unfortunately we can't help with bypassing or retrieving passwords on this forum.
Your best course of action would be to backup any data you need, then reformat and reinstall Windows.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/user-id-password-439763.html
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A:Why is there already a password/user on our new Ac...

shut it down.then press ALT+F10 an press the power button, this will start the Acer erecovery and re-install OS from factory.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Veriton/Why-is-there-already-a-password-user-on-our-new-Acer-Switch-10/td-p/368180
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A:User Password

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/user-password-556700.html
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A:help with user password please

well to be honest if he is not giving up the password

You might want to consider just wipping it clean and start fresh Sucks that you had a jerkish man in you're life to be so immature to do that

Anyway i would start using some of the pass-codes he used before pet names familly what ever but ultimatly i would just clean it start fresh imply your own code and make sure he never get's it again

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A:Unable to see home network computers in Windows Explorer Network scree

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