Published 10/10/07 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (18) Comments (18) December 16, 2007 Richard Clark Excellent! You rocks 30 May 2012 at 09:56 Kvarda says: Thanks a lot, it saved me a lot of time. I had to do the first 2 steps and reboot. This feature is only activated on Professional Edition (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Administrative_share) - mainly because it's aimed at enterprise users Try enabling advanced sharing mode in XP. weblink
Step 5: Modify registry settings on the computer with the Admin Shares Enabled(Optional) Note: Perform this step ONLY if you face problems/errors when you try to access Admin Shares (e.g.logon failure). Thanks for the info. 12 February 2010 at 05:14 cititechs says: Worked for me. You access them like \\computername\c$ and only pups don't know about them. asked 5 years ago viewed 112583 times active 1 year ago Visit Chat Linked 1 Send a file to all network users automatically via WMIC command Related 4How to link to
This hack may have worked with some but overall it does not seem to be the solution to this problem. aRvInD Useful!!! It's probably wise to reboot after doing this, although it might not be needed. And the way to do that has once again been changed: Open the control panel.
I could also successfully log in to those machines as an administrator. Go to the remote computer (with the Admin Shares enabled on it) and open Registry Editor. For some reason by default Win7 will not allow access to c$ but how I accidentally managed to have it work on one pc probably has to do with ms code Windows 7 Administrative Share Access Denied To get a different interpretation, the OS needs to reload the registry.
After that, your c$ etc. From another computer press the “Start” buton and in the search box type the following command: “\\
Disabled UAC on the new PC, rebooted as required to completely turn it off, bam! Enable Admin Share Windows 2008 R2 The account used for testing is the same acount I am logged in with on the Win 7 computer so I know the password is OK. I just made a new one and shared it. Unless your in a corporate shop on a domains, almost all users of Windows 7 are running there local machine with Administrator accounts.
Is the source computer that you are connecting from joined to the same domain? http://blog.hansmelis.be/2009/09/06/administrative-shares-in-windows-7/ Thank you! Enable Administrative Shares Windows 7 Now I'm "in like Flynn" Thanks for your help, too! 8 August 2013 at 17:39 Sasan Moradi says: Dear Hans Melis It`s more than 3 weeks that I testes more Enable Admin Share Windows 7 Group Policy Quick note about Homegroup setup.
From the desktop I can access the C$ share on the laptop but from the laptop I cannot do the same on the desktop. Voilá,everything startedworking. If you have file sharing turned off, this won't work. check over here You can remain signed in as Bob.
thanks –jyz Aug 26 '11 at 20:41 It took me over three hours for to figure out. Disable Admin Share Windows 7 The odd bit Once is an accident, twice is a coincidence, three times is an enemy action. Administrative shares are too.
share|improve this answer answered Aug 26 '11 at 19:05 joeqwerty 4,83211118 I always get "Access Denied", even with correct password. Note! forget it! Enable Admin Share Windows 7 Remotely Was stuck and who would say that disabling simple file sharing done it.
I was remote, so I couldn't reboot him. Thanks Reply Carl February 4, 2014 at 18:20 # Big thanks on this article, I found it very useful. Once again don't panick, because there's another hint/tip/solution coming your way. this content Now the question is how to restore the C$ share? –woodelf Dec 14 '12 at 1:42 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Usually rebooting should fix the problem, if
Reply Samir Mar 05, 2016 @ 18:38:12 Actually, I have just realized that the legacy "Administrator" account needs to be enabled if one wishes to skip step 5 and not make It appears to have removed C$ share as a security risk. Reply lorisco May 27, 2016 at 08:27 # great!!!! Solution As described in MS KB article 951916, Microsoft introduced as part of UAC a little known feature called "UAC remote restrictions".
The Admin shares are hidden and they are disabled by default in a Windows 7 based computers in order to prevent unauthorized users to access or modify them through a network All Rights Reserved.November 5, 2011 johno Great works well, no boot was required, also for Windows 7 Sp1 DID YOU KNOW?At 420 feet tall, the Spring Temple Buddha is the tallest statue in Do this on the server that has the shares you want to access remotely: Click the Windows Start icon and search for "regedit".
Do not use it as a substitute for a) professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or b) professional legal, financial, technical or other advice or counseling. I'm sharing both the entire C: and D: drive so I called them c and d. To do that: 1. It simply came up with a credential prompt and when logging in, it came back with error message of simply incorrect password.
Has a movie ever referred to a later movie? I was about to make some backups from my laptop to my desktop, and have just been struggling for more than half an hour with connecting. Additionally, if you have already setup an account, ensure that he has Administrator privileges (choose the Account you want, select “Change the account type” option and set him as “Administrator”). 4. November 17, 2010 sternac58 Windows XP SP3 trying to access a Windows 7 Professional computer Windows 7 Professional: Removed Homegroup, Turned on File sharing, Turned on password protection sharing, Turned off
The reason this doesn't work is because of UAC (User Account Control) that Vista is (in)famous for. Follow this … Is the Guest user enable or not? Found your post and this worked for me. I did try it on both computers no diference at all.