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im try to network with my bro so i can send him some things but every time i click his name under network it ask me to put in a user name and password, But i've never set up a user name or password. so how would i know what it is? and same with him he never set a user name or password up.

 
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hate it when that happens
 
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so what do i do?
 

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put a password :)
 
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what password? and i dont even know what the user name should be.
 

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it's probably your bro's firewall password, if you're trying to access his computer.
 
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so if i turn off the firewall will it stop asking for it?
 

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Why dont you just setup a shared folder?

It would be the easiest way of doing it



EDIT : scatch that.... just burning a damn CD would be easier. :)
 
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try:

Username: Administrator
password blank

It's the global setting unless you changed it manually, IIRC.
 
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no i havnt change it. but how would i? also i dont have a burner and im moving 12GB of stuff
 
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Try using that combination above then. It might let you in.
 

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so if i turn off the firewall will it stop asking for it?
if your bro turns his firewall off, then maybe yes. but after you're done, make sure he turns it back on :)
 
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now im getting

 
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He has administrotor account disabled, ask him to reenable it, and try again.
 

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is that with the firewall turned off?
 
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No, there's an account called "Administrator". He has that account disabled, which is why you can't login as it.
 
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Where? can when w go into the user accounts it show its on with his name above it
 

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hey sry to get off topic but, Ben, congrats on 1000 posts! :toast:
 
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Well, I don't have Vista anymore, so I can't show you... sorry :(

EDIT:
hey sry to get off topic but, Ben, congrats on 1000 posts! :toast:
Cheers :)
 
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well i give up.
 
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Nuts