In Windows 10, it is impossible to access shared resources on the network without entering a valid username and password. Video guide on how to turn off or on password protected sharing in Windows 10: Steps to turn off or on password protected sharing in Windows 10: Step 1: Enter sharing in the search box and choose Manage advanced sharing settings from the result. You need to grant the Everyone identify permissions to the folders you have shared. Give that a try hopefully that works for you I do not have that set on my admittedly Window 10 Pro system. Isn't having to add Windows Credentials to every computer that wants to access the share essentially the same as logging in with user name and password which kind of defeats the purposere of turning password pretected sharing off? You would log in as: User:. Sometime DefaultPassword is not found. I had to use lusrmgr.
The prompt may be inconsistent, so you can always manually change login credentials for network drives as follows. This has essentially a clean load of Windows 10 Pro 32 installed as an upgrade from Window 8. This causes incompatibility both with Windows 10 and previous versions of Windows if a homegroup is not used on the network. Any help with clarification would be appreciated, plus I'm trying to find out if this is a known issue. Some of these are significant upgrades compared with what came before, while others could be potentially controversial. I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps. The other concern we have with WiFi Sense is that the feature has no granularity beyond the service level.
Thank you for the update. I should not be getting the password prompt at all, but I do, and then I can't even access the share. Tick on allow other network users to connect. When log in to Win 10 for the first time and run the script I am getting password error. Write the Password of the Microsoft account you use to login in the space below Value data and tap on Ok. I am getting this error in a domain network and using a script to mapped a drive using net use command.
You can share files and folders through your home network too. You find the box before. Would it mean that some Windows features are not enabled? Why is it asking for a username and password when the share and permissions have Everyone Full access?? I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue is with your internet. I've looked for answers on the internet and saw other people having the same issue, but the only answer I found was specific to Windows 10 Pro, as it changed group security settings using gpedit. If the sender is prepared to share some folders or driver and set the appropriate permissions by using username and password, then the receiver should use the same username and password to login into that particular computer. Uses net view and nbtstat to display a table.
HomeGroup sharing was removed from Windows 10 in the April 2018 update. Click view to let group members see the file, or view and edit to let them change it. I registered on this forum solely to post my thanks for this. A prompt may occur when you log in and Windows finds that it can no longer access the network drive. If you are stuck or i got your question wrong feel free to ask. I'll try to post the screenshot later on tomorrow once I got to my office.
Sharing with Everyone in such would be unwise. Can't say I'm 100% confident it was the guest account, but I'm happy that it works. To let others change a file, or add items to a shared folder, you'll have to give them permission. I have a simple network with 3 new Windows 10 pro computers. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. Same thing happens on the newly created folder. But still would not work.
If the issue persist, I would like you to post your query with TechNet for better resolution Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. If you shared files everyone on the same network as your computer could access and alter files in the share as they saw fit. I forget even to check if I could get network access to the other computer with Explorer. The next time they come within range of that network, their devices will connect automatically with no need to worry about passwords. I may have even tried this as found in a comment. By making Windows believe the share is part of a domain it will ignore homegroup authentication and use the legacy login system not tied to homegroups or Microsoft accounts.
At first, I had each user directly connect to each networked printer and install drivers manually. The original thread by warwagon contained conflicting information and ended up turning into a debate rather than a guide. Also, the other machines can't even see the share; they ask for a password as soon as you try to browse my machine, so it may not be even the share's properties that's the issue. Other users on your friends list who also run Windows 10 will have their contact information shared with you as well, assuming they also enable the feature. For me setting up a share with Password-protected sharing off with Everyone on share permission and with Everyone with file permission to the folder being shared I can access that without a password. File permissions control what can happen to items you've shared.