It is not recommended to use lank password for sharing, You may want to
create the same username and password on the both computers. Or this link
Why do I need passwordFor the reason, Vista may disbale the sharing for
remote access if you use blank password. What you can do is setup auto
logon. These links may help, ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
"zhj23" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I am having Vista Business without any password configured. In my small
> network at home (the other pcs are Win XP), the Vista PC can access the
> shared drives of other PCs, but my other PCs can't access the Vista's
> drive, although the drive letter icon has indicated that this drive has
> shared (but when right click this drive, the SHARE tab was blurred out)
> Any help appreciated.