Exploring other windows 8 machine’s root
I have two Windows 8 machines. The users on both machines use the same @live.com account. From one machine, I want to access the D:\ drive of the other machine. Normally I would just open \target\d$\ and log in with the local account on that machine (qualified by the domain or workgroup if necessary). In Windows 8, I tried using my [email protected] to log in, but it doesn't work. How do you do this on Windows 8?
UPDATE I figured it out: Enable (or work around) Administrative shares in Windows 8
Administrative Shares still exist by default in Windows 8, but they are not accessible to local Administrator users (whether truly local or live.com accounts) unless you add a key in the registry. Once you do that, the correct login syntax would be