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    Networking on vista

    Can anyone tell me how i can let my dad and bro access my computer over our network without creating accounts for them? I am on vista and they are on XP

    Any other information about setting me up on the network when im using vista and they are on XP would be great

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    Re: Networking on vista

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    Re: Networking on vista

    use the guest account
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    Re: Networking on vista

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    Can anyone tell me how i can let my dad and bro access my computer over our network
    How do you mean? Should be possible to set a folder to be visible on the network to share some files, if that's what your after.

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    Re: Networking on vista

    Quote Originally Posted by Weetabix View Post
    How do you mean? Should be possible to set a folder to be visible on the network to share some files, if that's what your after.
    It always asks for a password and i dont know how to disable this

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    Re: Networking on vista

    Turn off password protected sharing:

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    Re: Networking on vista

    Give everyone the same account details on each machine and set up permissions appropriately for the machines, blanket disabling password protection isn't a great idea.
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    Re: Networking on vista

    True, but for a small home LAN it's less dangerous than crossing the street..
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    Re: Networking on vista

    Thanks guys. Still asking for a password so think i will just set up some accounts. How do i go about this?

    Life was so much easier in XP but for some reason i cant seem to go back to it.
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    Re: Networking on vista

    This is a good read: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/net.../vista_fp.mspx

    It explains the differences and should show you how to set it up to work ok
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