You may want to create the same username with the password on both
computers. or this post may help. please post back with the result.
Vista common issue - can see but ... Vista Permission IssuesVista common
issue - can see but access ... So, the common issues sharing are 1) you may
be able to see it but access. ... http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums...opic.php?t=450
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.HowToNetworking.com
"Matty J" <Matty J@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have an Acer Aspire 3680 laptop currently running Vista. I have set up a
> home network between this and my desktop which is running Xp Pro.
> I can access all the shared folders on the vista laptop when im using the
> desktop, but when I try and access the desktop from the laptop it comes up
> with message - cannot access the computer //ANNE, check the spelling or
> network connection. And other times when viewing the network map it will
> let me click on the XP computer at all.
> Any ideas on how to access the XP computer would be helpful and thankyou