help please. I have set up a home network between my desk top on XP professional and a laptop on XP home. I can share the printer and use the internet on both. When trying to share the desktop's files I can see them on the laptop but can not open them. It tells me that I do not have permission, should contact the administrator to the desktop and 'access denied'. I have tried giving full access to these files but to no avail. Am I missing something? Is there another security setting? I am running norton on both pcs but disabling this seemed to make no difference. All help appreciated Thank you

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Last Post by jbennet

the home edition machiine cant handle password or user level security you do know that... thats why you should have gotten pro



Have you tried "sharing" each file individually?

I found that just sharing th main directory will not help.

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