no access to my documents


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Linea Recta

Installing Windows 7 on new PC.
Problem: I have no access from the new PC to my documents on my Vista
laptop.
I only have access to users folders "default" and "public", but not to the
folder "my name" which I need! This folder is invisible from new PC...

I did have access to the folder from my old PC with Win XP!

I hope some one has a clue how to solve this.

regards,

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Nil

Installing Windows 7 on new PC.
Problem: I have no access from the new PC to my documents on my
Vista laptop.
I only have access to users folders "default" and "public", but
not to the folder "my name" which I need! This folder is invisible
from new PC...

I did have access to the folder from my old PC with Win XP!

I hope some one has a clue how to solve this.

You need to tell us what you've done already. The general procedure is
to share the folder on your Vista computer. It will all be easier if
your user account on both computers has the same name and password.
 
L

Linea Recta

Nil said:
You need to tell us what you've done already. The general procedure is
to share the folder on your Vista computer. It will all be easier if
your user account on both computers has the same name and password.



OK, the name on the new PC is different (can I change this?). And the user
account had no password (yet).
The old PC did have the same name and password. I had no idea what trouble
this would cause :-(



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M

Mayayana

I don't know if this is the easiest solution, but it
will allow you to boot into Win7 with the same "rights"
you had on XP, so that you can rearrange things as
needed.

Open a command prompt using "Run as Administrator".
Run the following:

Net user administrator activate:yes

The next time you boot, one of the options for login
will be "Administrator". That account is the only *real*
administrator possible on Vista/7.

If you don't want to keep seeing that account at boot
you can later remove it by running:

Net user administrator activate:no


| Installing Windows 7 on new PC.
| Problem: I have no access from the new PC to my documents on my Vista
| laptop.
| I only have access to users folders "default" and "public", but not to the
| folder "my name" which I need! This folder is invisible from new PC...
|
| I did have access to the folder from my old PC with Win XP!
|
| I hope some one has a clue how to solve this.
|
| regards,
|
| --
|
|
||\ /|
|| \/ |@rk
| \../
| \/os
|
 
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L

Linea Recta

Mayayana said:
I don't know if this is the easiest solution, but it
will allow you to boot into Win7 with the same "rights"
you had on XP, so that you can rearrange things as
needed.

Open a command prompt using "Run as Administrator".
Run the following:

Net user administrator activate:yes

The next time you boot, one of the options for login
will be "Administrator". That account is the only *real*
administrator possible on Vista/7.

If you don't want to keep seeing that account at boot
you can later remove it by running:

Net user administrator activate:no


| Installing Windows 7 on new PC.
| Problem: I have no access from the new PC to my documents on my Vista
| laptop.
| I only have access to users folders "default" and "public", but not to
the
| folder "my name" which I need! This folder is invisible from new PC...
|
| I did have access to the folder from my old PC with Win XP!
|
| I hope some one has a clue how to solve this.
|
| regards,
|
| --
|
|
||\ /|
|| \/ |@rk
| \../
| \/os
|




Thanks, problem solved finally after recreating accounts/password.



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|\ /|
| \/ |@rk
\../
\/os
 

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