Windows 2000 / XP Pro niggle

  interzone55 20:02 15 Jul 2005

I have a network that consists of 2 IBM Thinkpads and a PC.
1 Thinkpad runs Win98se and connects via Cat5e cable, the other Thinkpad runs Win2000 pro and connects via a D-Link WiFi card.
The PC runs XP Pro and is connected to a D-Link wireless ADSL modem/router by Cat5e cable.

The Win98 thinkpad can browse my PC and send jobs to the PCs Epson printer without problems.

My PC can browse both laptaps easily.

The Win2000 laptop has to "login" to the PC using the PCs password before it can browse folders or send any jobs to the printer.

Anyone know how I can get the Win2000 laptop to automatically log into the network?


  mgmcc 20:43 15 Jul 2005

You possibly need to create a User Account in Windows XP with an identical Username and Password to that used in Windows 2000. The Windows 2000 laptop will then be a "valid user" which is recognised by XP and access allowed. (You don't need to be logged in to XP with that account, its existence is sufficient.) More details about this at click here

  interzone55 20:56 16 Jul 2005

Thanks, I think that's probably the answer.


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