direct cable - windows95 to windows XP

  BIG ben strikes 10 09:37 10 Aug 2004

hi i have a windows 95(client) laptop and wan't to connect to my windows XP(host) desktop i have set the connection up but when i connect it asks for the computer i am connecting to i type the name and then it says type the network password but i don't know where to find out this password and i havn't set one where can i find out this password please?.thanks alot ben

  Sethhaniel 09:41 10 Aug 2004

formatting 500 discs and copying that way --lol ;)

  hillybilly 09:43 10 Aug 2004

create a user on the laptop with the same user name and password as a user you have on the XP machine. when you start the laptop logon with that username and you should be able to get onto the XP.

  BIG ben strikes 10 09:55 10 Aug 2004

i have no experience with windows 95 i have just upgraded from win do i create a new account?.thanks

  BIG ben strikes 10 09:57 10 Aug 2004

hello Sethhaniel

  hillybilly 10:02 10 Aug 2004

Your taxing my little single grey cell, I don't remeber the last time I worked on 95! try click on start then go into control panel and see if there is an icon for "users", if so click on that.

  Sethhaniel 10:16 10 Aug 2004

click here

fraid I gave up on cable connection long ago -when I got my second computer - decided to copy all across via cable - worked a treat - then a few years later got new computer tried again with cable and crashed the lot - and coincidently had to copy all files across using floppy discs ;)

  BIG ben strikes 10 11:42 10 Aug 2004

ill make a new thread how to make a new account on windows 95?

  hillybilly 12:27 10 Aug 2004


I'm bumping this hoping that Recap will see it and is able to respond!

  recap 13:56 10 Aug 2004

click here and you will get a step by step guide for networking 95/98/Me between XP.

  Sethhaniel 14:39 10 Aug 2004

Well is it a success yet - ??? !!!

awaiting results ;)

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