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On my local network I have several windows 7 workstations and a Windows 2008 server. I have an account on each of my Windows 7 boxes that have the corresponding admin account on Windows 2008. When I try to access any of the admin shares on windows 2008 from windows 7 I get the login screen stating "Access Denied". I tried this registry edit and a reboot, but it did not help.

So each Windows 7 box has an account named: AdminUser and that same account and password is on Windows 2008. I do not have a domain setup and each computer is in the workgroup: Workgroup. Including the server. Nothing special there. Is there another policy I need to setup to allow admin share access from Windows 7 on Windows 2008?

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Turns out I put the registry edit in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\UIPI section instead of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

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