in most cases, System error 5 is permission issue. You may want to try to
create the same user on both computer.
If the net view command fails with a "System error 5 has occurred.
..... 2. when using net view \\hostname, you may receive "System error 5 has
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"S. Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm attempting to attach to a shared folder on a Vista Business pc
> from another computer using the MSDOS Microsoft Networking client but
> when attempting to map the drive I am first told the password is
> invalid for the share (it isn't) but I enter it anyway and then get
> Error 5: Access has been denied.
> Is it possible to attach to a Vista share using the MSDOS client?