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stlbrah

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Windows Question
« on: June 09, 2016, 05:17:44 PM »
I have a question that I probably already know the answer to, but I want to check before I order a tower since I haven't really used windows 10. I avoid windows when I can.

I need to map a folder for some software. Basically I need to enter the share "\\computer\share name" style for a database path in the software.

Can I map from a Windows 10 home to a Windows 7 pro in this fashion, or is there anything weird and new in Windows 10 to prevent it?

I will be setting the password for the user account the same on both pcs so it doesn't ask for a password (the software requires this).

JLee

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Re: Windows Question
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2016, 08:52:42 PM »
It should be fine, or you could set the share to have permissions for user group 'Everyone' and then you don't have to worry about synchronizing accounts.

stlbrah

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Re: Windows Question
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2016, 07:49:51 AM »
thanks!

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Re: Windows Question
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2016, 09:12:07 AM »
The  PC hosting the shared folder will need to have file sharing enabled and the two PCs will need to be on the same network.

stlbrah

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Re: Windows Question
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2016, 03:56:28 PM »
Thanks. The computer with the share is actually Windows XP Pro.

So it would be connecting a Windows 10 home machine to a share Windows XP Pro on a workgroup