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  1.    10 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Palmerston North
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Cannot Access Other Computers on Windows 10 Home Network


    Hi, I have a desktop and a laptop setup at home, I have recently upgraded both to Windows 10. Both were previously running Windows 7 Home Premium and could identify each other on the network and I could access files on either PC from one or the other at any time.

    With the upgrade to Windows 10 I am still able to see the other machine on the local network, but I am unable to access their folders and move files between machines. The error message I get is as follows:

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Name:	2015_10_11_03_05_221.png 
Views:	119 
Size:	11.5 KB 
ID:	42181

    When I run the network diagnosis no errors are detected and it asks me if I want to explore other options.

    The full error message is:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2015_10_11_03_07_032.png 
Views:	119 
Size:	14.2 KB 
ID:	42182

    I do have shared libraries available across both machines that are part of my homegroup, so I can access the video files in the hard drive of my desktop from my Laptop but only to play them - not to move them around.

    I suspect this is either a user validation issue, or a firewall issue and I'm not sure how to go about checking whether this is the case or not.

    Any assistance much appreciated.

    IvorTollah.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    11 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,052
    Mac OS Sierra

    You have to map the share from the other machine. This is a known SMB-CIFS with Windows 10, no time frame known when it will be fixed.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 Oct 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Palmerston North
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    You have to map the share from the other machine. This is a known SMB-CIFS with Windows 10, no time frame known when it will be fixed.
    Thanks, sorry if I'm a little dumb but is there a work around? I'm not sure how to go about mapping the share from the other machine. Thanks again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    07 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Make sure to have the SMB 1.0/-CIFS feature turned on - go to Control Panel; All Control Panel Items; Programs and Features. Then click on 'Turn Windows Features On or Off' (upper left side of pane) and in the popup scroll down to SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support and make sure it's check marked. This helped me with a similar problem.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    07 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Stratford, On, Canada
    Posts : 56
    Windows 10 Pro 1607 14393.1358
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    07 Nov 2015 #6
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    If they are both Windows 10, then enabling CIFS/SMB1 isn't the problem, as both machines have SMB3 support.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    08 Nov 2015 #7
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Wales
    Posts : 170
    Win 10 Pro 64Bit

    What advanced sharing options have you set on each PC please?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    10 Mar 2016 #8
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 8
    windowa 10

    file share on home network


    Quote Originally Posted by IvorTollah View Post
    Hi, I have a desktop and a laptop setup at home, I have recently upgraded both to Windows 10. Both were previously running Windows 7 Home Premium and could identify each other on the network and I could access files on either PC from one or the other at any time.

    With the upgrade to Windows 10 I am still able to see the other machine on the local network, but I am unable to access their folders and move files between machines. The error message I get is as follows:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2015_10_11_03_05_221.png 
Views:	119 
Size:	11.5 KB 
ID:	42181

    When I run the network diagnosis no errors are detected and it asks me if I want to explore other options.

    The full error message is:
    Goto computer you cant access > Properties > Security > Edit > Add > Advanced
     Find Now > find “Everyone” > Ok > High lite “Everyone” > Click ‘allow Full Control > Ok out


    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2015_10_11_03_07_032.png 
Views:	119 
Size:	14.2 KB 
ID:	42182

    I do have shared libraries available across both machines that are part of my homegroup, so I can access the video files in the hard drive of my desktop from my Laptop but only to play them - not to move them around.

    I suspect this is either a user validation issue, or a firewall issue and I'm not sure how to go about checking whether this is the case or not.

    Any assistance much appreciated.

    IvorTollah.
    rizer88
    Goto computer you cant access > Properties > Security > Edit > Add > Advanced
     Find Now > find “Everyone” > Ok > High lite “Everyone” > Click ‘allow Full Control > Ok out
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    23 Sep 2016 #9
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 5
    X

    Quote Originally Posted by 88rizer View Post
    rizer88
    Goto computer you cant access > Properties > Security > Edit > Add > Advanced
     Find Now > find “Everyone” > Ok > High lite “Everyone” > Click ‘allow Full Control > Ok out
    This should be a sticky. The right key words will bring it up but yea. So anyway after weeks of trying different options all of did the only thing and failed this worked out perfect. Thanks to 88rizer for this. saved sanity tonight.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    24 Sep 2016 #10
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,899
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Centre\Advanced sharing settings and check under All Networks that password protected sharing is off. You should then be able to see the shared folders and turn on sharing under Public folder sharing if you want to share public folders.
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