Re: Can't Share Removable Drive
What's the system error if you do net view
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Peter" <XXpmpmpmXX@comcast.net> wrote in message
>I have three PCs networked. All running WinXP Pro SP2. It's an all-wired
> network. I have an external hard drive connected to one of the PCs
> through a USB 2.0 port.
> I have no trouble accessing the external drive from the PC it is directly
> connected to but I am not able to access it from the other PCs on the
> The network is working OK. I am able to access any drive in any of the
> PCs from either of the other PCs - except for the external drive.
> I tried another external drive and I have the same problem with it.
> I have WinXp Network Sharing & Security setup to allow the external drive
> to be accessed from the other PCs. Network sharing is working for
> everything except the external drive.
> What could be causing this? Is there something about external drives that
> makes them Non-Networkable? (I don't think so but not sure why this is
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