I have 4 computers that are networked together using XP and Vista. On one of the computers (B), when I try and log into computer (A) thru My Network Places, I get a message that it is inaccessible, then Login Failure: Account currently disabled.
I think I know what the problem is, since it happens from another computer (C) as well, what seems to happen is that computer (A) has a account name and password, so from computer (C) , I first have to open Network Properties, locate the icon for computer (A), double click on it, then a box comes up to put in the account name and password. After I do I can access computer (A) from (C).
Unfortuneately when I try this from computer (B), I can not get it to open the password screen. What am I doing wrong, and how can I remove the necesity to even enter the name and password for that computer.
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The solution is to disconnect the network drives and map them using the option to reconnect at logon, entering a user name and password. The user name and password will be remembered next time. Is your firewall blocking access to other computers?
If I map the drives, then am I mapping the whole drive, or just a folder, and when I right click the drive, it gives me an option to map, but where do you have the option to reconnect at login??
You can map the complete drive or just a single folder.