Re: Networking result not as expected
Make sure you have assigned password to the user and "Users must enter a
user name and password
to use this computer" is checked. More information can be found this link.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
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"tempgal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi, All --
> I have a new Vista laptop that I would like to connect to the network at
> work. While I am the administrator of the network, that is only because I
> am more knowledgeable than my boss, but my networking skills are by no
> means on a professional level. I usually experiment with my home network
> until I get the desired result, then apply it at work.
> Equipment is as follows:
> Desktop computers with XP Pro. The desktops are connected to the Internet
> and a separate server via a hub.
> The modem/router connected to the server is a Netopia 3347NWG.
> The network is not configured for a static IP.
> The existing network requires that each user login.
> The existing network uses only Windows Firewall and AVG anti-virus -- no
> third-party Internet security programs.
> There are no problems with the existing network.
> The new laptop computer is an HP DV4t, with Vista x64 Home Premium.
> Norton Internet Security is installed and active.
> UAC is currently turned off.
> Problem #1 - (Both on home network and office network) No Login
> I have everything working properly in my home network except that I do not
> get a login screen when I connect the new Vista laptop to the home
> network. When I connect my older laptop with XP Home to my home network, I
> am required to login to access files. Not having to login at home is not
> a big problem, but I am not comfortable with the absence of a login on the
> office network. How do I cause a login screen to appear?
> Problem #2 - (Office network only) Not seeing all of the computers.
> There is a server and three other desktops. When I successfully connect
> to the network, I have Internet access but am only able to see one of the
> other computers. On that one, I see everything that is shared with just a
> double-click, no login.
> My primary objective is to be able to see the files on the server.
> Second, as the administrator, I need to be able to see all the other
> computers on the network. Third, I want anyone who uses the network to be
> required to login as we may soon be using some temporary staff.
> LLTD (?)
> I read somewhere that XP machines need LLTD installed in order to be seen
> by Vista. I downloaded LLTD but when I attempted to install it, a message
> appeared saying that it was unnecessary because I had SP3. I don't have
> SP3 on my home computer but can view the resources on that with no
> problem. Is there something in LLTD that must be turned off or on?
> Would appreciate it if someone could tell me what I have overlooked. If
> you think it pertains to Norton Internet Security, please give me
> instructions in "baby steps" because no documentation came with the
> program and I have no experience with any firewall except the one in
> Windows XP Pro.
> Thanks, Folks.