\\computername is not accesible.

  WrathMaster2 22:59 17 Sep 2005

I get this error everytime I click on PC A from PC B. I can access PC B from A.
I have a wifi network with 2 PCs running XP home SP2. Both are logged in as admins with passwords.

  Number 7 23:28 17 Sep 2005

Which operating system(s) are running?

If it's Windows xp, have a look here click here

  woodchip 23:31 17 Sep 2005

There is that many A's and B's that Number 7 missed XP

  VoG II 23:36 17 Sep 2005


  Number 7 23:44 17 Sep 2005

Well spotted Woodchip!

  woodchip 23:46 17 Sep 2005

And I thought I was ready for bed

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:38 18 Sep 2005

Simular problem with mine turned out to be firewall settings

  bosmere 15:30 19 Sep 2005

WrathMaster2 you haven't ticked this thread as 'resolved' so here's something that worked for me:

On the PC that is being denied the access go to "My Network Places" and then click "Add a network place".

Then type in the location of the shared folder you want to access on the other PC. (In my case, that was \\laptop\my documents - where "laptop" was the computer name I was trying to access and "my documents" was the shared folder).

After I did this, I was able to see that shared folder on my laptop from my PC (in "My Network Places"), although when I clicked on 'laptop' from "View Workgroup Computers" it still told me "\\laptop is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource ....."

Then I had to follow that same procedure for
all my shared folders and everything was fine.

  Diemmess 16:36 19 Sep 2005

ROFLMAO from VoG™-Speak to English? (or perhaps I shouldn't ask!)

  Chegs ® 16:41 19 Sep 2005

R=olling O=n F=loor L=aughing M=y A=**e O=ff

  Diemmess 16:55 19 Sep 2005

I'm doing the same now

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