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Can not connect to a computer on my network

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  • Computers
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Last response: in Networking
October 12, 2009 9:28:47 PM

It asks me for a user name an password and I have tried all the admin user names and passwords and it will not allow me in. These are 2 personal computers sitting not but 3 feet apart in mu den and I am at my whits end. Please help!!!!

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October 13, 2009 2:55:05 AM

I presume that you know the admin user name and password. Is there an active firewall that could be blocking the connection?
October 14, 2009 6:21:55 PM

The login box that comes up with will be expecting a user name in the format of...

"PC-name"or"DOMAIN"\"Username"

Some examples

MYPC\Administrator
MYDOMAIN\User.Name

is the PC that you are connecting to a domain or just a member of the workgroup?