1. Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro
       2 Days Ago #1

    File protected sharing enabled but no password prompt is required?


    Hi there so I am trying to enable file sharing from my PC with my home network and I would prefer to have protected file sharing enabled so if you want to access the files on my computer you are prompted to login with a username and password. The issue I am having is this prompt never is presented because I have the same username and password on both PC's. Is there anyway to change it so it still has the prompt or am I requred then to have different passwords on both PC's if I don't want this to happen?
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  2. Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 360
    windows 10
       2 Days Ago #2

    By default windows passes the username and password your logged in with if that is correct it wont prompt so someone would have to be logged in with that username etc to access the file. changing user or password would prompt it
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  3. Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro
       1 Day Ago #3

    Samuria said: View Post
    By default windows passes the username and password your logged in with if that is correct it wont prompt so someone would have to be logged in with that username etc to access the file. changing user or password would prompt it
    Ahh ok makes sense that's what I thought. As long as other users don't have access without logging in with a username it is all good then. Thanks for the reply!
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