[24hoursupport] Re: Old problem revisited -- SOLVED

  • From: Ron Allen <chizotz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Spider <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 23:18:44 -0600

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.


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.

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