I just reinstalled Windows Vista HP on my desktop computer yesterday. I use a
Cradlepoint MBR1000 router to access the internet and files on my laptop (and
visa versa). The router is connected to the desktop via a CAT5 cable into the
LAN port. A USB720 modem is connected to the router (provides internet access
I have set up my desktop computer for file sharing and printer sharing. Up
until I reinstalled Vista (for unrelated reasons), this all worked fine. Now,
though it has ceased working. I have attempted to reset all the permissions
to wide open -- EVERYONE to read, write and control files/folders -- on both
computers. I have turned off the firewall thinking that was a barrier.
Nothing has helped. I am now growing bald!
When I attempt to access any drive/folder/file from the laptop that is on
the desktop, I see this: Windows cannot access \\Home-pc\c - Check the
spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network.
To try to identify and resolve network problems, click Diagnose.
So I did.
And....I see: "c" is available but the user account that you are logged with
was denied access. Windows cannot further diagnose the problem because
network diagnostics does not know the user name and password required to
connect to the shared folder.
Make sure you have typed the path correctly and you have permission to
access the shared folder. If you are trying to access the shared folder with
a user name and password that is different from what you used to log on to
this computer, ensure that you have entered them correctly. Click for more
information about permissions.
Error Code 0x80070005 - Access is Denied
Upon the advice from a Cradlepoint tech, I tried to ping both computer IP's
to see if the computers see each other. Both pings are successful - no
I have read the article over and over again at Microsoft
,) just so I could
double and triple check my settings. Everything seems OK. But, something is
wrong. Nothing is working.
I am stuck.
This should be so simple!!!
Please....SOMEONE help me...