[WriteLog] Networking Issue Part II (Making Progress) I think
Eric Scace K3NA
eric at k3na.org
Wed Apr 7 22:35:11 EDT 2004
Key subtle point for this mixed machine environment: the PASSWORD and USERNAME for all three machines must also be ALL CAPS and
NO SPACES. Win98 and earlier barf unpredictably if the username/password used for networking is lower case or contains spaces.
Create a user account on all three machines with the same username (e.g., KC8GOKC8GO) and an uppercase password (e.g.,
BRIANBRIAN). Log into that account on each machine and run WriteLog. Then all should be OK.
-- Eric K3NA
From: writelog-bounces at contesting.com
[mailto:writelog-bounces at contesting.com]On Behalf Of Brian Sarkisian
Sent: 2004 April 6 18:34
To: writelog at contesting.com
Subject: [WriteLog] Networking Issue Part II (Making Progress) I think
I have been working on the networking situation, and
have taken the suggestions of keeping everything
Station 1 is called A Win ME
Station 2 is called B Win 95
Station 3 is called C Win XP
Everything is in CAPS
As it was in the beginning stations A and B work
together fine, and the issue is still with station C
the XP machine.
When I ask the Computer C the XP machine to link to
station A or even B for that matter, a network
password request box pops up on the Win ME and Win (5
The box says "You must supply a password to make this
After that here is what in the box....
Computer Name: C
Password: Is blank and I not sure what to put in
there or how to disable that function.
It looks like the XP machine is requesting this
As I had mentioned before ... all of the computers see
one another under Windows Explorer and can share
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