RE: File and Printer Sharing unchecks itself
I'm sorry you're expriencing trouble. If the machine is in a domain, it may
be under the control of an administrator who is disabling this feature.
> I have a client that runs a small peer to peer network. After setting up the
> pain in the tail which is Vista folder sharing, life was good. Two days later
> the client calls and says she can't access the single shared folder on the
> vista machine. I later found out that the file and printer sharing had been
> unchecked under the nic. After it was re-checked and applied, it was
> The same thing happened again yesterday. I showed the user how to verify the
> settings, but it is getting old. Anybody have any thoughts?
> The Vista laptop is an IBM thinkpad running Business edition. I have
> disabled the MS software that asks you if your "certain" you want to do that
> with every single click. And the antivirus is Computer Associates E-trust
> with no firewall functionality.