RE: Vista drives not accessable by XP
You may want to take a look at this article
the section titled "Folder Security and Share Permissions".
It appears as if "Folder security" for drives has not been set correctly.
> One of the 5 computers in our Home Network got upgraded to Vista Ultimate
> It it possible from this "new" computer to go into all drives/folders on all
> the other computers in the Network.
> The other computers are able to see the new Vista computer and the shared
> drives as well as the shared "Public" drive. But we can only get into the
> Public folder and it's sub-folders. As soon as we click on one of the other
> shared drives on the Vista computer (drives D, E and F) we get the message
> "... is not accessable. You might not have permission to use this network
> resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have
> access permissions. Access is denied."
> We've tried to turn off the Firewall - but without avail.
> There are checkmarks at the LLTD in the Local Area Connection Properties.
> We can work with the network from the Vista computer but not vice versa.
> We have no problems with the network within the other computers running on
> XP - they're still accessable and everything works smooth.
> Any idea or help would be highly appreaciated.
> Many thanks in advance.