Originally Posted by willwren
Trying to share/map my two HP laptops (fooking windows!) at home to transfer all my files from the old to the new.
Won't let me MAP the SHARED drives!
Because my HP network/workstation/laptop logins and passwords are the SAME between them.
What version of Windows? Windows XP Home?
XP doesn't like to let you share the root of a drive. Are you sharing a folder or the drive?
What steps have you taken so far?
1) Enabled File and Print Sharing
2) Set Folder permissions to allow others to change files in the folder (write permissions)
3) Checked that the User has write permissions.
Can you see the folder if you type the following in the address bar of Windows Explorer;
Substitute $machinename$ for the actual name of the other PC being mindfull not to use the description as opposed to the name.
Details man, we need details, and if there'* one thing you're good at Bill, it'* details