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Thanks for letting me cry on your shoulder. My cash management program is shared with all data stored on my computer, and my secretary has no problem pullin up the data. Hope it helps others who want to share between Windows 10 and Windows XP. I am also confident that an external drive could more than comfortably hold all your WP docs. http://comvurgent.com/xp-wont/xp-wont-let-me-log-in.html

But like you said, Windows Networking Ugh!!! And it is fast. Then I read your thread, so I called Dell and they said "Oh, yes. It’s because you use default simple file sharing, that way you don’t have user or group permissions control. Below are step-by-step instructions on

Then I moved another set of the same documents into it and when through the procedures for simple file sharing. Something to do with how it uses port 139 and or 445 when making the connection to the Windows 10 shares. If my machine reverts, I'll try not to rant and rave and try the suggestions offered.

True. Back to your shared folder properties, select Security tab and here you can set the permissions for allowing the users and groups to access this folder from this computer. Do you mean that I should save (store) my files on another computer (my coworkers?) and leave my hard drive pretty much empty except for programs? The probability rises that the only way to share the files in a point-to-point network is to save them on a FAT32 formatted partition or harddisk, as YoungTech suggested.

Again, I can only give suggestions, hope it helps! :) mrtnvnl08-15-2003, 01:13 AMOriginally posted by clint: Now, if I can simply tell my hard drive to partition and name its offspring By default, the temp folder for a Windows 2000 or XP user is: %userprofile%\local settings\temp which usually translates to: c:\documents and settings\%username%\local settings\temp Change this to C:\Temp, C:\WinNT\Temp or C:\Windows\Temp. I like to store all my files in one main directory. How can asymmetrically powerful states be balanced? (AKA why don't legendary heroes rule the world) Would somebody from the middle ages be able to identify an atomic / nuclear bomb?

The problem is, I don't know much about networking, and I'm told that the two OS's don't go together very well. XP home edition users can only use simple file sharing. But let's say I do get it installed. Click on Apply.

Use the Same Workgroup Name on All Computers This isnt strictly necessary, since Windows networking supports multiple workgroups on a network, but it makes troubleshooting and browsing the network easier. By Check out here to learn more on folder inheritance. 7) Once you have shared the folder, you will see there is a hand supporting your folder. I don't know whether it's going to "stick" but for right now the 98 and XP machines can share each others files including WP11 files. When the Indexing Service is enabled via the search function, the Services applet is set to Automatic and start each time Windows is started. 2.

I did this once before and was full of glee but the it (or I) did something and it reverted to its old ways; but I shall be optimistic and say have a peek at these guys What is the NFTS filesystem? I almost fiddled with setting up a file sharing network between the two. HomeFree NewsletterHome NetworkWireless NetworkInternet SharingRemote DesktopVPNXP RouterNetwork SwitchNetwork CableComputer SecurityComputer Networking TipsWireless Networking TipsWin8 Networking TipsWin8 Wireless TipsWin7 Networking TipsWin7 Wireless TipsVista Networking TipsVista Wireless TipsXP Networking TipsXP Wireless TipsNetwork FAQWireless

I've recently encountered some slowness and other symptoms of corrupted OS files. Please note it only apply to Windows XP Professional Edition, you won’t be able to apply following steps if you are using Windows XP Home Edition. What is FAT32? http://comvurgent.com/xp-wont/xp-wont-let-me-in.html Delete the bad shortcuts, and let Windows re-create them.

What is FAT32? If it doesn't work, you can change it back to %userprofile%\local settings\temp. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - I still have my old Windows 98 machine with WordPerfect 8 running on it.

Tell me more please.

Could you tell us how the drive in the XP computer that contains the shared files is partitioned now? Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are Thanks Jeannine YoungTech08-13-2003, 02:10 PMThat's correct. As a former post suggested, I tried savings as a compound file.

For more information on Indexing Service, look at Windows Help (Start|Help and Support). Following Follow Hardware Thanks! In other words, assuming that I followed the recommendation described earlier of getting off c, it did not work. http://comvurgent.com/xp-wont/xp-wont-log-on.html Also create a mapped drive to the shared folder.

I think I'll move it back to my desk and forget the whole thing.