When accessing a pc via SMB over a network by going \\hostname or \\ipaddress you may experiance your username box is greyed out containing the hostname of the remote machine followed by guest.
To get around this disable simple file sharing on the PC you are trying to access.
Monday, June 8, 2009
Username Greyed Out With hostname\guest over Workgroup
Posted by Clint Boessen at 3:45 AM
Labels: Windows Client General
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This helped a lot
Hi, did this - made no difference at all! Any other ideas?ReplyDelete
Worked for me mate.ReplyDelete
Any ideas on how to fix this in XP Home which uses simple file sharing by default and does not have the option to disable it?ReplyDelete
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