That router slowed my connections down to a crawl in about a week. I just had to rename my the other computer. But when i installed windows 7 on both my computers its asking me for a username and password. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again. A HomeGroup allows you to easily share files, printers and more between computers. Windows 10 has an additional network sharing setting not seen in Windows 7.
I'll try that out and let you know how I made out. I have a laptop and desktop both connected to my Wi-Fi router. An attempt to connect to another computer will first prompt a Windows Security dialog box asking you to enter network password. I have found the Internet Connections and Network Adapter troubleshooting fixes to be the most useful. On the Network Credentials screen, you need to type the user name, password, and sometimes, even the user domain of the user account you would like to use for this operation. Is there something else I need to do in order for W7 to stop prompting me? Hi, Welcome and thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
Only one profile can be active at a time. Windows 7 has a little bit more information and also a couple of more options. This will usually fix any problem with a misconfigured network adapter. Password is off on the shared Win 7. So what exactly does switching do? Hi and welcome Might be something in gpedit preventing it. A very useful feature when you need it, but a big privacy risk otherwise. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple Operating Systems, you can press the F8 key when you see the boot menu.
Advanced Sharing Settings The advanced sharing settings dialog is main place for managing how your computer communicates with the rest of the network. How does it work if you temporarily disable the firewall in Windows 7? Right click the shared file and choose Properties. Hope to continue to see you around the forums. I'm not sure what you mean but I just shared a folder on my windows 7 to my Windows xp not directly connected but through a router, my windows 7 can view windows xp files using a username and password set in the manage users on the windows xp machine. I tried everything on this thread and elsewhere trying to fix the problem. The first thing to understand about this info is the network type, which is listed directly below the name of the network. If you do run into trouble, just read my.
For WiFi networks, this screen is useful because you can click on Wireless Properties and then click on the Security tab and view the WiFi password. Log onto the default administrator account or any user account with the administrator privileges. I can see the computer on the network and can view shared folders under the homegroup, but whenever I try and access them it says to 'Enter Network Password' then gives prompts to put in my UserName and Password, it finds the user. If the sender is prepared to share some folders or driver and set the appropriate permissions by using username and password, then the receiver should use the same username and password to login into that particular computer. It might be better to start your own thread in case someone accuses you of necro-posting - bringing back the dead.
The settings right before the last one is: Password protected sharing! Network Credentials are the account and password that stored in local host in order to visit network resource. I have a couple of drives mapped as Network drives to my W7 Pro laptop. When I try to connect to the Win 7 computer any other way it pops up a username and password box. Let us run Network Troubleshooter and check, if this helps. Yes, I'm trying to connect wirelessly. I have found a way to disable the nagging password box in Windows 7 probably Vista too. It took me some while to find out how to stop the network password request.
When I enter my username and password and press enter it says that the username or password are not correct. I have about an inch of paper I have printed out from things I find on google and none have helped so far. Windows 7 offers networking through a Homegroup but most people find that restrictive. It actually showed the shared files. Step 2 -- Opening up the Network and Sharing center Once the Control Panel window opens up, you will see a number of computer setting options appearing categorically. Now the xp doesn't show the other computers in the workgroup, but it can access them if I type the path.
It's different if you are using Home Premium as opposed to Pro, Enterprise or Ultimate. Note 2: If after keeping pressing F8, nothing happens. Windows 7 can always see Vista, but some days he asks for the network password, some days he doesn't and there's nothing that I can do to control that. Here is how to share folders and access the shared folders in Windows 7. I actually never set a network password.