Cannot enable file and printer sharing

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by =?Utf-8?B?Rmxhc2hH?=, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. Win 98SE - tried to add file and printer sharing in network configuration but
    received error message saying I didn't have authority on this computer! Ideas
    anyone? Thanks in advance.
    =?Utf-8?B?Rmxhc2hH?=, Nov 15, 2004
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  2. =?Utf-8?B?Rmxhc2hH?=

    Haggis Guest

    sounds like someone has locked the computer down using policies ..are you in
    an office environment? check with your IT people
    Haggis, Nov 15, 2004
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  3. =?Utf-8?B?Rmxhc2hH?=

    surfcity_dad Guest

    I recently purchased a used Thinkpad 560/ w W98SE off eBay, its the PC I'm
    typing this on. The prior (corp it ) owner locked the computer down such
    that I cannot enable file & printer sharing or windows update. I can connect
    to the internet, but can't attach to local printers and share on home

    Is there a way to remove these constraints? I have a Win98 SE CD, but
    would prefer not to have go reinstall the OS to get around this.

    Thanks in advance for any information,

    surfcity_dad, Aug 28, 2007
  4. =?Utf-8?B?Rmxhc2hH?=

    FlashG Guest

    I'm sorry I can't recall how I got out of that one. It was a while back.
    FlashG, Aug 28, 2007
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