Friday, June 27, 2008

Printer and Files Sharing :Domain with workgroup

Printer sharing :

1. Check that the "guest" account is active on the computer that connecting to the printer.

2. Type this command on the other computer :

net use file://computername/printername /user:guest

File Sharing :

net use x: \\computername\sharename /user:computername\username

5 more options :

1) Logon local laptop using the same logon id and password on both machine.
2) change workgroup name to match win2000 domain and the laptop needs to install at home
first ad then join the domain .
3) without changing the workgroup name and logon ID, just enable guest account in win
4) If you are running XP, enable Simple File Sharing.
5) logon domain user on the domain laptop (even the workgroup is different), use command net
use \\workgroupcomputer /user:administrator, (here administrator is workgroup computer
local administrator), the enter workgroup computer administrator password. You should be
able to access the workgroup resources.

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