Cannot disable Password Protected Sharing

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Dodgy Bob

Hi all,

I've got Vista Ultimate 32bit SP1. If I try and disable Password Protected
Sharing (highlight disable and click on apply) it just remains on.

I've tried with the guest account enabled and disabled and with and without
a password set on the guest account (as suggested in other posts).

I'm the only user on the system and am an administrator.

Can you help?

Thanks in advance.

Bob.
 

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Robert L. \(MS-MVP\)

It could be 3 rd party software issue. Or these search results may help.

Can’t enable/disable Vista ...If you can’t enable/disable Vista Password
Protected Sharing or the Password Protected Sharing is grayed out, you may
try one of the following solutions. ...
www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewtopic.php?t=1732&sid=a28094f72c9400ec4e5efc4def1cbc63

Can't disable/Enable Password ...It is on the topic on Can’t Disable
or Enable Password Protected Sharing in Vista. Do you have any suggestions?
I have had this problem for two months or ...
www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewt...previous&sid=8bf7914ad7e73dd213b544e7d5118f2d



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"Dodgy Bob" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Hi all,
>
> I've got Vista Ultimate 32bit SP1. If I try and disable Password
> Protected
> Sharing (highlight disable and click on apply) it just remains on.
>
> I've tried with the guest account enabled and disabled and with and
> without
> a password set on the guest account (as suggested in other posts).
>
> I'm the only user on the system and am an administrator.
>
> Can you help?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Bob.
 

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Dodgy Bob

Unfortunately no, neither of those helped :(

I tried setting a password on my admin account, made no difference.

The only 3rd party software I have installed that may affect it is Free AVG
Virus checker. I disabled this and retried, no joy.

The only remaining option is some sort of group policy setting. I've got a
bog standard install (which I've also got on 3 other systems with no
problems) so I don't see why anything in those settings will have changed.

I simply cannot disable it and it's very frustrating.


"Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:

> It could be 3 rd party software issue. Or these search results may help.
>
> Can’t enable/disable Vista ...If you can’t enable/disable Vista Password
> Protected Sharing or the Password Protected Sharing is grayed out, you may
> try one of the following solutions. ...
> www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewtopic.php?t=1732&sid=a28094f72c9400ec4e5efc4def1cbc63
>
> Can't disable/Enable Password ...It is on the topic on Can’t Disable
> or Enable Password Protected Sharing in Vista. Do you have any suggestions?
> I have had this problem for two months or ...
> www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewt...previous&sid=8bf7914ad7e73dd213b544e7d5118f2d
>
>
>
> --
> 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
> "Dodgy Bob" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]

> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've got Vista Ultimate 32bit SP1. If I try and disable Password
> > Protected
> > Sharing (highlight disable and click on apply) it just remains on.
> >
> > I've tried with the guest account enabled and disabled and with and
> > without
> > a password set on the guest account (as suggested in other posts).
> >
> > I'm the only user on the system and am an administrator.
> >
> > Can you help?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Bob.
>
>
 

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Patrask

Hiya guys!

I have the exact same problem. I have tried to disable all anti-virus
programs, firewalls and stuff, and also tried the guest account fixes seen on
other boards, but nothing seems to help. Thinking about reinstalling my Vista
to see if that helps, but i don't really want to.

Anyone got any ideas?
 

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