Can't change/remove NETWORK Password - Greyed out

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by Don Williams, Sep 6, 2003.

  1. Don Williams

    Don Williams Guest

    I have 2 Win98 PCs connected together thru a Broadband router with
    print server. All works well. When I installed all this I was
    prompted to enter a NETWORK password which I did on both PCs. Note
    that I am NOT using a WINDOWS password. Now I wish to remove the need
    for entering a NETWORK password. MS Article *152104 refers to
    removing the WINDOWS password but Not the NETWORK password. The
    Windows help file says I should use the "Other Password" area in
    Control Panel/Passwords but this area is Greyed out. How do I remove
    the NETWORK (not WINDOWS) password?

    adTHANKSvance

    Don

    * http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q152/1/04.asp
     
    Don Williams, Sep 6, 2003
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  2. Win98 doesn't check the network password unless you're logging into a
    server domain. In a workgroup like yours, you can enter anything or
    nothing at the network password prompt and click OK.

    Win98 does check the Windows password, so remove the Windows password.
     
    Steve Winograd [MVP], Sep 7, 2003
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