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Is it possible to access files on my Win 7 sig rig through an Ubuntu lappy (11.10) without a password?

I don't want / need a password on my PC but it seems that I can't access the PC without a password set.

Thanks a lot,

Mike
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post #2 of 7
Don't know if this will help, but on XP you had to go into some system policy thing and change it to allow blank password logins remotely. Haven't tried with 7/vista yet, so don't know about that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazy9000;15613879 
Don't know if this will help, but on XP you had to go into some system policy thing and change it to allow blank password logins remotely. Haven't tried with 7/vista yet, so don't know about that.

I've found descriptions about that in XP. Doesn't seem to apply to Win 7.

PITA!

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post #4 of 7
This article does claim it works in windows 7... worth a shot.

http://www.detector-pro.com/2009/02/how-to-allow-network-access-with-blank.html
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post #5 of 7
I did that, I found it here a while ago, works fine for me.

http://superuser.com/questions/106917/remote-desktop-without-a-password
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^ if that dosent work you can set a password and then setup an auto login in. thats what i do on my network
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post #7 of 7
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Rep for all (who can receive it) smile.gif

Thanks.

Will post back if it doesn't work. Hopefully not though.

Just off out.

Thanks again
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