1.    08 Mar 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Win 10 Pro x64

    Issue connecting to Win 7 PC from Win 10


    When on my Win 10 PC and go to Network > Win 7 PC. Instead of connecting and letting me see the shares, it gives me an "\\COMPUTERNAME is not accessible. You might not have permission..." error.


    On my Win 7 PC I have all the advanced sharing settings turned on. My Win 8 computer has no issues connecting to it.


    Any ideas?
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  2.    10 Mar 2015 #2
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    Use Credential Manager in Ctrl Panel to set up a Windows Credential for your shares. You will need to add a username and password that can access the share.
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  3.    11 Mar 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64

    I receive the UAC pop that I need permission then click okay and it lets me in
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  4.    12 Mar 2015 #4
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    Ah, that would be the UAC I always turn off!
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  5.    12 Mar 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by linw View Post
    Ah, that would be the UAC I always turn off!
    Yep that's the one. Do you have a good link showing how to set up windows credentials for shares? I know I could google it, but you seem to know how so wanted to ask. Thanks
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  6.    12 Mar 2015 #6
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    Ah, you haven't got time to google but I have?

    Oh, OK, but just this once How to Add Credentials to the Windows Credential Manager Vault
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  7.    12 Mar 2015 #7
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    Thanks linw, I figured you had a good bookmark saved , I wasn't being lazy.
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