Finally go to check if it is working well. I had to use lusrmgr. When I turn off password protected sharing in the network and sharing center's advanced settings, I save settings but when I go back in, it's turned on again. Method 2: Using Registry Editor Step 1 — Click Start button and type regedit and Hit Enter or follow the below article to open the registry editor. Although I am not using Homegroup, I have Allow Windows to manage homegroup on. Step 5 — Check Turn on Password Protected sharing option click the circle on its left to enable this feature.
I'm trying to share printer and folders but everytime people trying to connect it, they need to enter user and password to access it. Video guide on how to turn off or on password protected sharing in Windows 10: Steps to turn off or on password protected sharing in Windows 10: Step 1: Enter sharing in the search box and choose Manage advanced sharing settings from the result. It appears I have managed to bypass or eliminate the 'credentials' pop-up issue, but that doesn't mean I can actually access the shares. Step 3: Select Turn off password protected sharing or Turn on password protected sharing, and tap Save changes. Any that do not work with the correct settings remove the share folder Stop Sharing and then check the file permissions, make those what you want and share the folder again. Fortunately disabling Wi-Fi Sense is not complex.
To disable this behavior go to the machine that is hosting the file share, right click on the Network Notification Icon and select Open Network and Sharing Center from the context menu. The Win 10 Home 64 will share a testshare folder on the C drive but won't let any other machine access the shared D drive - just says innaccessible. To make things worse, this happens even if you you have given the Everyone security principle on the remote machine Full Access to the share. Checked credentials, none cached no third party firewall. Double-click on it to change its values. Should I reinstall this version and use some another version? It even generates a password automatically, so it is not necessary to deal with user accounts. So one way or another you have to enter usernames and passwords of every computer that has shares you want to acces on every other computer you want to the shares on.
After the device had installed the Anniversary update, it kept asking to enter my credentials while I tried to access shared data. Step 6 — Click Save changes at the bottom and close the Network and Sharing Center so that you can restart your system to execute the changed settings. On the Win 7 box, when I look at the Printer Properties Security tab, the Everyone user has the ability to Print. Yeah, I did and I have expanded everything. I saw some comments about the Guest Account - needs to be about with blank password but the password prot off may not like that So, I enabled it, set a blank password on it but turned it Off!!. To give other people access, password protected sharing must be turned off. Don't know which one it is.
See another article in this concern. Finally go to check if it is working well. Obviously something else needed on the settings. Method 1: Using Control Panel Step 1 — Press the Start button and type cp and then hit Enter. In case you are looking at the wrong place, here is the Advanced Sharing Settings window in my computer: Yes, that's the thing. When password protected sharing is off, you will need to add Windows Credentials in Credential Manager. If so, I can't find it.
In case you are looking at the wrong place, here is the Advanced Sharing Settings window in my computer: Would it mean that some Windows features are not enabled? I verified in Computer Management-Shared Folders-Shares that the settings for both shares are identical. It comes with an easy-to-use wizard which allows you to share your documents and devices quickly. Yes, Microsoft calls it a feature, while we see it as a major security issue. All it does is show guest in the in the start menu after you click on your admin name at the top, and another window will drop down to show guest account. There are many ways around it, for example mapping a network drive, but if you have a lot of users connecting to copy some files you may want to disable the password dialog instead of distributing your password.
The Win Acer 10 Pro 32 laptop which does not have anniversary update installed yet asks for credentials and will allow access tothe D drive if you put in username of guest with blank password. To disable password protected sharing in Windows 10, do the following. Is there anything else that it should be adjusted? Under All Networks I have turned password protected sharing off. You may have to expand stuff to reveal the password setting. This is convenient for your coworkers who would otherwise have to memorize passwords. Here is how it can be done.
I'm totally at a loss as to how to get it working again. In that case, you have to go at Control Panel, Programs and Features, Turn Windows Features on or off and check the box to enable the relevant feature. We have all had to connect to a network share at some point only to have the authentication dialog pop up. Anyone know how to turn it off? So I can only suggest you check every share very methodically and check the Share and File permissions and exactly what are expected. The whole point of password protected sharing off i. Read the collection of methods for —.