networking 2000 professional with vista

  User-F76F54B9-C7F6-4593-98E589DA02B94056 16:00 28 Jan 2008
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I recently acquired a laptop with Vista Home Premium pre-installed. I already have a desktop with 2000 Professional installed. I have tried networking the two through a BT Home Hub and whilst the laptop can find and see the desktop, the reverse does not happen. The desktop tells me that the laptop exists but when I try to access, it gives me the error message "Logon failure: account currently disabled". The desktop does not have any accounts except Administrator and,like the laptop,has full sharing access.
Any help would be appreciated

  recap 18:16 28 Jan 2008

Have you checked the Firewall settings?

I am pretty sure that all firewall settings are OK. Norton 360 on the laptop and ZoneAlarm on the Desktop.

  ambra4 11:49 29 Jan 2008

Uninstall all firewalls that is installed on the PCs.

This includes Zone Alarm, Sygate, Kerio, Norton Internet Security, Zero Knowledge Freedom, Cisco VPN Client, F-Secure, McAfee Firewall, Trend Micro, Comodo, PC Tools Firewall Plus, Norton 360, etc.

In many cases, disabling the firewall is not enough; you have to actually uninstall it.

Do not install or re-install the firewall until after you have the network functioning properly.

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