Re: Connecting to other computers on my network
I think the simple solution is creating the same username, for example Jim,
and password on both computers.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"James Linville" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I recently purchased a Gateway laptop with Vista Home Premium. The
>networking is through a Westell Versalink 327W Gateway Modem. Internet
>connection is fine through Bellsouth/AT&T DSL. Can not access shared
>folders on other computers if I have to enter User Name and Pass Word. When
>I go to enter the user name I enter the correct name. When I enter the
>password I enter the correct pass word. When I press OK I get an error
>message. "Log on unsuccessful: Windows is unable to log you on. Be sure
>that your user name and password are correct." This user name has somehow
>been added to. Instead of saying "Jim" or whatever it says "Gateway/Jim."
>How do I get rid of the "Gateway/" part? The Windows ME computer logs on
>successfully, as does the XP machine. I have no trouble seeing and logging
>onto every other computer in my network with each other, including the Mac
>Book Pro. The Vista Home Premium computer is the only one that is giving me
>grief. Any Ideas?