Windows 10: Accessing hard drive in laptop from desktop.

  1.    10 Aug 2016 #1

    Accessing hard drive in laptop from desktop.

    I am getting the error windows cannot access \\CHRS_LAPTOP\laptop harddrive

    What is going on, I set the sharing preferences so no password is needed to access the hard drive and everyone can access it. This worked in windows 7 and 8.1, what changed in windows 10?
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  2.    10 Aug 2016 #2

    Are you using an MS account. If yes try to switch to a local account and share the drive again.
    Not sure why its not working in case of MS Account
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  3. Posts : 4,617
    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       11 Aug 2016 #3

    Try accessing it with the IP. You can access it with the Live account as the username. Just remember that it is lower case for username.
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