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I have a machine in my network with shared resources. Whenever I enter that machine via IP address (192.168.x.x) I do so under a Guest account. I know the user and password that is Administrator, but I don't know how to login as that user.

I don't want to do anything on the remote computer to solve this issue.

I tried net use but I'm not sure how it works.

I remember that with some configuration, when I entered the remote machine I was welcomed with a dialog that prompts me to enter my user name / password. I guess that dialogs shows when Guest account is disabled. But how to make that dialog appear when Guest account is enabled?

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You can either map this share as a drive (Computer - rigth click - Map network drive, check Use different credentials) or try net use l: \\192.168.x.x\share /user:xxxxx

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Thanks for your answer. How to specify a password with that net use command? – Veehmot Sep 8 '11 at 16:55
net use l: \\192.168.x.x\share super_secret_pa$$w0rd /user:xxxxx – aland Sep 8 '11 at 17:33

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