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Old December 16, 2011, 07:16 PM
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Question Vista and Windows 7 Sharing

I have some issues sharing file/folder between Vista and Win 7 via wifi.

I need to move some folders from my Vista PC to my Windows 7 laptop. I can see the networked PC's but if I try to access the Vista PC from the laptop it asked me for a password and vise versa. I don't have any passwords setup and I followed all the instructions from the sites listed below. The workgroup name is the same on both computers. I don't know what I'm missing. I just want a simple draq and drop share between these two PC's.

How To Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista - How-To Geek

Sharing Between Windows Vista and Windows 7 Computers | 7 Tutorials
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Old December 16, 2011, 10:04 PM
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To turn off Password Protected Sharing:
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1. Click Start, enter "Network and Sharing Center" in the Start Search box .
2. Click "Change advanced sharing settings" in the left pane.
3. Make sure that "Password protected sharing" is turned off.

try that.
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Old December 17, 2011, 05:41 PM
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I already tried all that. It didn't work.
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Old December 18, 2011, 12:40 AM
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For the time being you could try enabling Public File Sharing.
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Old December 18, 2011, 05:59 AM
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he could just setup some basic passwords.
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Old December 18, 2011, 06:48 AM
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Are the accounts the same on both the Win7 and Vista machine? If not, try setting up mirror account names on each machine with passwords, and use the same passwords.
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