Re: UNC connections & Vista...
Okay, thanks for the help!
"Dave R." <dwragle (at) drbsystems (dot) com> wrote in message
> "Matt Michaels" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> news:yMQBk.firstname.lastname@example.org ...
>>I don't have a Vista machine in front of me, but is there a new issue with
>>connecting using unc paths like \\computername\c$ now in Visa? Even when
>>trying to do it from Vista to an XP machine seems troubling.
>> They are both non-domain members. May be different in a domain
> The problem isn't that you are using UNC paths, it is that you are trying
> to access the administrative share over the network. By default, Vista
> does not allow local administrators to exercise their admin privileges
> over the network. This is to help prevent "loopback" attacks from
> circumventing UAC, but it can be disabled if you are willing to accept the
> increased risk (see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951016).