Shenan T. Stanley
George Chacon said:From a Windows XP Pro or Windows 2000 Pro workstation, when I access a
folder (that is inside of a share) on a Windows 2000 Server or NT
Server, I get "\\server\share\folder not accessable. Access is
denied." I would like to be prompted for a Username and Password so
I can access the folder whose permission I have set to only allow
certain users. I know it can be done because I have seen it on other
Does anybody know what I am doing wrong?
Thank you for any suggestions,
Turn off Simple File Sharing on the XP machine:
1. Open Folder Options in Control Panel.
- Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
- Double-click Folder Options
2. On the View tab, under Advanced settings, clear Use simple file sharing
To disable this feature and return to the old per-user permissions:
1. Open the Local Security Policy console in the Administrative Tools
folder, under the Programs menu.
2. Browse down to: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security
Settings\Local Policies\Security Options.
3. Double-click on the Network Access: Sharing And Security Model For Local
4. Change the settings from Guest Only to Classic.
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