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We have 2003 Sever R2, a folder is shared with many win 7 machines in the domain, I want to share the folder with an xp machine that is not in the domain,

When I open the folder from the xp machine, it doesn't let me enter a username and passwrod, it just tells me I don't have permission to see this folder.

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As a first workaround, you can use the commande line: net use H: \\yourserver\yourshare xxpassxx \USER:yourusername
or with \USER:yourdomaine\yourusername

Next, you can have a look at cached credentials on your Windows XP: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306541&FR=1&PA=1&SD=HSCH

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I will check it tomorrow at work, thanks for now –  mfadel Apr 15 '12 at 19:51
    
when I tried net use m: \\myserver\myshare passwd /u:ourusername it says that I have to delete any existing mappings to this share, I used net use delete \\myserver\myshare and it showed no such mapping??? what is the problem? –  mfadel Apr 16 '12 at 7:32

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