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NETWORKING - without a password


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#1 ruggb

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 01:17 PM

I have 3 or more system on my home network. 2 are W7, 1 is XP.
Everything works for the moment, except that I would like to connect the machines without having to enter a login (user & PW or just user). Currently, programs will not connect to sync data unless I am logged in.

The XP machine does not have a login PW and does not require a login to get to EITHER W7 machine. This seems strange give the following:

The W7 machine w/o a password can access the XP machine without a login but must use a login & PW to get to the other W7.

The W7 machine with a PW requires a login to get to the XP machine or the W7 w/o PW.

Both W7s network configs are set up the same except for the PW on the one (laptop).

I haven't tried removing the login PW on the LT and I do not want to do that.

Can I make them all connect at home without using a login on any of them???????????

No Homegroup is setup. This is all working on a Workgroup.

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#2 Baltboy

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 07:58 PM

When you are at home you could enable the guest account. But before you take the laptop anywhere else you would need to disable the guest account again.
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