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Anonymous
October 24, 2004 12:23:02 PM

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This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one is
more clear

I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with W98SE.

I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.

Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
desktop computer.

However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password to
make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.

The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and when
you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"

In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema

Thanks


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Jim McColl
October 24, 2004 1:37:14 PM

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Jim, did you try using the Administrator password for the XP machine. I had
the same problem when I first started using W2k, way back when, and using
the password I'd set up for this machine solved the problem. Hope this
helps.


"Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:4DFB1E4C-ED62-4BC1-A4A7-CC228691E188@microsoft.com...
> This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one is
> more clear
>
> I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with
W98SE.
>
> I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
>
> Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> desktop computer.
>
> However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password to
> make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
>
> The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and when
> you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
>
> In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
>
> Thanks
>
>
> --
> Jim McColl
Anonymous
October 24, 2004 2:25:02 PM

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Blair - Thanks for the reply. I do not have a password assigned to any of the
user accounts including the Administrator. If I go into the administrator
account and select "Manage my Network Passwords", a box is displayed which
contains blanks indicating, I believe that there are no stored passwords.





"Jim McColl" wrote:

> This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one is
> more clear
>
> I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with W98SE.
>
> I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
>
> Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> desktop computer.
>
> However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password to
> make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
>
> The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and when
> you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
>
> In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
>
> Thanks
>
>
> --
> Jim McColl
Related resources
October 25, 2004 12:20:31 AM

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ipc$ is the windows system share.
create another share of the hardisk
and give all access

mike


"Blair" <faberman45@nospam.ca> wrote in message
news:udpYAfeuEHA.948@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> Jim, did you try using the Administrator password for the XP machine. I
had
> the same problem when I first started using W2k, way back when, and using
> the password I'd set up for this machine solved the problem. Hope this
> helps.
>
>
> "Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:4DFB1E4C-ED62-4BC1-A4A7-CC228691E188@microsoft.com...
> > This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one
is
> > more clear
> >
> > I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> > desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with
> W98SE.
> >
> > I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
> >
> > Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> > desktop computer.
> >
> > However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> > laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password
to
> > make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
> >
> > The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> > shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> > programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and
when
> > you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
> >
> > In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> > console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> > appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jim McColl
>
>


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October 25, 2004 12:34:22 AM

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just go here & all will become clear

http://www.homenethelp.com/web/howto/win2k-ipc-error.as...

mike

"Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:08890CE8-B568-448B-B992-CA4D6BB647E5@microsoft.com...
> Blair - Thanks for the reply. I do not have a password assigned to any of
the
> user accounts including the Administrator. If I go into the administrator
> account and select "Manage my Network Passwords", a box is displayed which
> contains blanks indicating, I believe that there are no stored passwords.
>
>
>
>
>
> "Jim McColl" wrote:
>
> > This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one
is
> > more clear
> >
> > I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> > desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with
W98SE.
> >
> > I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
> >
> > Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> > desktop computer.
> >
> > However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> > laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password
to
> > make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
> >
> > The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> > shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> > programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and
when
> > you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
> >
> > In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> > console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> > appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jim McColl


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Anonymous
October 25, 2004 7:54:57 AM

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On XP, accounts that have no password
can not be accessed from network.
Set the password to something not blank.
--PA

"Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:08890CE8-B568-448B-B992-CA4D6BB647E5@microsoft.com...
> Blair - Thanks for the reply. I do not have a password assigned to any of the
> user accounts including the Administrator. If I go into the administrator
> account and select "Manage my Network Passwords", a box is displayed which
> contains blanks indicating, I believe that there are no stored passwords.
>
>
>
>
>
> "Jim McColl" wrote:
>
> > This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one is
> > more clear
> >
> > I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> > desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with W98SE.
> >
> > I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
> >
> > Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> > desktop computer.
> >
> > However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> > laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password to
> > make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
> >
> > The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> > shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> > programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and when
> > you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
> >
> > In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> > console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> > appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jim McColl
Anonymous
October 25, 2004 9:57:03 AM

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Mike & Pavel - First of all Mike the web page you referred me to was bang-on.
That is exactly the problem I am having. Unfortunately the fix he shows is
for W2K. I am running WXP Home. In XP Home, user accounts are created from
the control panel separately and then show up in the Welcome screen.

I tried Pavel's suggestion of assigning the same password to User "Jim" in
WXP and also to user "Jim" in W98SE. After I sign on to both computers, I
attempt to access the desktop computer from the laptop, I still get the
dreaded IPC$ message. When I try to enter the common password, it doesn't
work. I still get the message "Password Incorrect Try Again"


"Pavel A." wrote:

> On XP, accounts that have no password
> can not be accessed from network.
> Set the password to something not blank.
> --PA
>
> "Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:08890CE8-B568-448B-B992-CA4D6BB647E5@microsoft.com...
> > Blair - Thanks for the reply. I do not have a password assigned to any of the
> > user accounts including the Administrator. If I go into the administrator
> > account and select "Manage my Network Passwords", a box is displayed which
> > contains blanks indicating, I believe that there are no stored passwords.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Jim McColl" wrote:
> >
> > > This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this one is
> > > more clear
> > >
> > > I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband router. A
> > > desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop with W98SE.
> > >
> > > I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1 administror.
> > >
> > > Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from the
> > > desktop computer.
> > >
> > > However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from the
> > > laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a password to
> > > make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
> > >
> > > The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource that
> > > shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> > > programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer and when
> > > you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this resource"
> > >
> > > In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer Management
> > > console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would really
> > > appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this dilema
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jim McColl
>
>
>
October 26, 2004 1:31:44 AM

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sadly i am not an xp man, win2k, as i knew xp would not suit me.
what happens if you create a new admin account?
does it cure it for that account, sorry if you've tried this but i've lost
the plot a bit.

mike

"Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:E023EBA7-7CB7-4ACE-B28E-5EB9B2D3F1A7@microsoft.com...
> Mike & Pavel - First of all Mike the web page you referred me to was
bang-on.
> That is exactly the problem I am having. Unfortunately the fix he shows is
> for W2K. I am running WXP Home. In XP Home, user accounts are created from
> the control panel separately and then show up in the Welcome screen.
>
> I tried Pavel's suggestion of assigning the same password to User "Jim"
in
> WXP and also to user "Jim" in W98SE. After I sign on to both computers, I
> attempt to access the desktop computer from the laptop, I still get the
> dreaded IPC$ message. When I try to enter the common password, it doesn't
> work. I still get the message "Password Incorrect Try Again"
>
>
> "Pavel A." wrote:
>
> > On XP, accounts that have no password
> > can not be accessed from network.
> > Set the password to something not blank.
> > --PA
> >
> > "Jim McColl" <JimMcColl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:08890CE8-B568-448B-B992-CA4D6BB647E5@microsoft.com...
> > > Blair - Thanks for the reply. I do not have a password assigned to any
of the
> > > user accounts including the Administrator. If I go into the
administrator
> > > account and select "Manage my Network Passwords", a box is displayed
which
> > > contains blanks indicating, I believe that there are no stored
passwords.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "Jim McColl" wrote:
> > >
> > > > This is a re-stating of a problem I posted previously, I hope this
one is
> > > > more clear
> > > >
> > > > I have two computers connected via an SMC wireless broadband
router. A
> > > > desktop computer with WindowsXP home edition (SR-1) and a laptop
with W98SE.
> > > >
> > > > I have 3 user accounts on the XP machine. Two limited and 1
administror.
> > > >
> > > > Everythng connects up fine and I can share the laptop's files from
the
> > > > desktop computer.
> > > >
> > > > However, when I attempt to access shared folders on the dektop from
the
> > > > laptop, I get a dialogue box telling me that I must supply a
password to
> > > > make a connection to \\Desktop\IPC$.
> > > >
> > > > The help section in Windows describes IPC$ as follows: "A resource
that
> > > > shares the named pipes that are essential for communication between
> > > > programs. You use IPC$ during remote administration of a computer
and when
> > > > you view a computer's shared resources. You cannot delete this
resource"
> > > >
> > > > In any event, I cannot perform any actions in the Computer
Management
> > > > console other than refresh, so I appear to be stymied. I would
really
> > > > appreciate if someone could provide me with a solution to this
dilema
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Jim McColl
> >
> >
> >


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