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I'm trying to connect several computer with Windows 7 on a network. On each pc , there's a user with the same name and without password. But in this case the computers does not see each other on network. When I configure the same password for all users , then all the things are ok , the computers can see each other , can use shared folder and shared printers.

Is there any possibility do do these without setting a password ?

Thank you !

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This is a REALLY BAD IDEA.

What you're looking for is in Group Policy

Use GPedit.msc and go to Computer configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options.

Look for "Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only" and set to disabled.

The policy referenced configures the following registry value:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa

Value Name: LimitBlankPasswordUse

Value Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1

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