Hello Spider, That did it! Wow! Thanks, Spider. I didn't remember playing with the policy editor before, until I opened it. Then I remembered looking... well, apparently more than looking... at it at one point shortly after installing XP. This is great! Thanks again. Ron Monday, January 26, 2004, 7:25:44 PM, you wrote: S> Yes you do have a good one. Are you familiar with gpedit.msc? That is the S> policy settings on each workstation. In case you are not familiar, click S> Start / Run and type gpedit.msc and run that on the workstation that has the S> share device. Look under Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Local S> Policies / Security Options / then scroll to the "network access" section. S> Look for the one "sharing and security model for local accounts". Is that S> set to "Guest only - local users authenticate as guest"? If so, change it S> to "Classic - local users authenticate as themselves". Apply the change and S> reboot the pc and try again using the login method I suggested in the first S> reply. Needless to say, be very careful in gpedit if you start looking S> around at all the different settings. Be sure to record any changes you S> make so you can go back and undo them later. For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.