I have 2 pcs connected by NICs and crossover cable but there seems to be a problem with the home networking set up. On the Host pc, if I go to My network places/view workgroup computers it displays both computers on the network but if I try to open the client pc icon it will not allow me to it says "client computer not accessible.You might not have permission to it. Log on failure the user has not been granted the requested log on type for this computer" If I try this out again this time from the client pc that will show both pc's on the network & will allow me to open both. Any idea what could be causing this?
I will try & put a password on the host, but i have to admit that since I do not need passwords on the pc's I tend to leave them without passwords. Do you think the problem is on the Host or the Client pc?
Just a thought....and I have just sorted this out on a friends home netwotk. Have the pcs got different names......as although he said they had it looked hat way as he had used different descriptions and the computerneme the same. To make sure the first part of the computer names in Network Places must be different.
AndySD I have got different names for the pc's and the fact that on the client I can open the host files suggests that there seems to be no restriction one way. Rigga I have looked at the blank password site & will try it but it is for the XP pro so I can only do it on the XP pro pc (client).