On 31 May 2007 09:46:57 -0700, fxer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On May 30, 3:57 pm, Chuck <n...@example.net> wrote:
>> On 30 May 2007 13:45:57 -0700, fxer <fxe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >On May 29, 12:14 pm, fxer <fxe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> I have a mixed XP home/pro and Vista home/business network with a
>> >> Buffalo TeraStation Pro NAS for network backups. XP home/pro has no
>> >> problem accessing the NAS, no password required. However the vista
>> >> home computers ask for a password to log into the drive. You can type
>> >> in guest/guest and it will work for the current session, but drives
>> >> will not be mapped at reboot.
>> >> I've tried changing HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control
>> >> \Lsa\LMCompatibilityLevel to 1 and NoLmHash to 0, tried updating to
>> >> the latest Buffalo firmware, and still no go. Any other ideas on how
>> >> to get a Vista home SKU to map a network drive without asking for
>> >> passwords?
>> >No ideas on how to get Vista home to see a NAS?
>> Vista Home is like XP Home, in that it won't retain authentication between
>> sessions. If the NAS requires a password, Vista Home will have to ask you for
>> one, each time.
>> Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/
>> Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
>> My email is AT DOT
>> actual address pchuck mvps org.
>Well the NAS doesn't require a password, as I mentioned, only Vista
>home does. XP Home/Pro & Vista Business...none of them ask for a
>password to access the NAS, only Vista home wants a password. There's
>no way to fix that?
Well, password or no, the issue is the authentication token. XP Home (and
apparently Vista Home) doesn't retain tokens between sessions.
So try GTSs login script, if you've a mind:
net use \\NAS-Name-or-IP /USER:guest guest
Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows - Networking]
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
My email is AT DOT
actual address pchuck mvps org.