When I try to open shared folder in another computer, it opens correctly. Ex : \\\folder1

But When I try to enter \\\c$ , it asks a Username and a Network password. But that remote computer's account does not have a password. I made a password and try to access. But it doesn't let me accessing the C Drive.

Network Sharing is ON Password sharing is OFF Limit local account use of Blank Password is Disabled.

Remember , I can access shared folders, except c$ :/

Please help ... !


Drive letter $ are automatic administrative shares by default only accessible to admin users. Try setting a password for the Administrator user, make sure the account is enabled and try again.

  • Now I tried. The username is Administrator. Password is 123456 which I use to log in. But didn't work :(
    – Zac
    Apr 14 '13 at 14:52
  • Are you sure the admin shares are active? windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/Windows2000/AdminTips/…
    – user168261
    Apr 14 '13 at 14:56
  • Yes. They are active. C$ D$ E$ and F$
    – Zac
    Apr 14 '13 at 15:03
  • is it just c$ or all of the admin shares? have you checked the actual share permissions?
    – user168261
    Apr 14 '13 at 15:05
  • According to your link, I checked Shares on Computer management. It shows those 4 $ shares and description is "default share". I also use the Net Share command and it also showed that same detail. But how can I see the share permissions?
    – Zac
    Apr 14 '13 at 15:10

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