Windows XP browse Windows 7 shares

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QUESTION
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I cannot get my Windows XP machine to successfully browse file shares I have setup on my Windows 7 machine?

 

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ANSWER
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Win 7 | Control Panel | Network & Sharing | Advanced Sharing Settings:
– Enable file sharing for devices that use 40- or 56-bit encryption

Win 7 | SecPol.msc | Security Settings | Local Policies | Security Options
– Network security: LAN Manager authentication level: Send LM and NTLM responses

After a reboot, or restart of the Server service these settings will come into effect.

 

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EXAMPLES
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APPLIES TO / KEY WORDS
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Windows 7
Windows XP
File Share
Sharing
Browsing

 

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REF
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