i know this has been asked before, I have read the posts regarding it but couldnt resolve my issue. I have a media server running windows 7, sharing various folders, these are fully accessible from other machines. i have 3 laptops running XP(yes i know lol), windows 7 and a macbook. Also, 3 desktop pcs running windows 7. BUT a desktop running win 10 and the XP laptop that I have since upgraded to win 10 both show the media server in network devices but give me the same error when i try to connect.

Error : \server-pc is not accessible.You might not have permission to use this network resource. CContact admin of this server to find out if you have permissions. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

I have tried manually entering the server details in the windows credentials but still nothing. All file sharing is enabled and i am now stuck.

TIA for any help.

  • forgot to say that when i access any other machine FROM the windows 10 one it asks for login details then allows access but for this one specific machine(windows 7 server) it doesn't ask for any login details just straight to error. – bryan Oct 15 '17 at 10:30
  • On my Windows 10 machine, though I do not see a remote share listed in the network, I can access using UNC notation, \\MACHINE_NAME\folder. Let me know if that helps. – DrMoishe Pippik Oct 15 '17 at 14:45
  • Can Windows 10 ping Windows 7 via IP and hostname? – Waka Oct 16 '17 at 9:39

Please ensure that your Windows 7 shared file have proper shared permission on Windows 10 users.

If all is fine,enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP, turn off your Windows 10 Windows Firewall and antivirus.

Then make sure enable SMBv1.0 on both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Afterwards try to change Windows 10 computer name and then restart the computer.

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