Can't connect to NT server with Vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help' started by Adrian, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. Adrian

    Adrian Guest


    I have a new Vista PC which is the first on the network here (the boss's
    laptop). Networking is OK - I can connect to shares on all the windows
    XP machines, but the old NT4 file server....nope.

    If I connect to an XP machine, I get a list of the shares straight away.
    If I connect to the NT Server, I get "Login Unsuccessful - Windows was
    unable to log you on. Be sure that your user name and password are correct"

    The username and password are correct. I've tried several valid ones. I
    have even tried adding the User name which the Vista machine is logged
    on as.

    What am I doing wrong? I have several XP machines connecting to the NT
    server without a problem.


    Adrian, Dec 6, 2007
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  2. Adrian

    Adrian Guest

    OK... in answer to my own question - just in case anyone is interested :

    Control Panel
    Administrative Tools
    Local security policy

    Security Settings
    Local Policies
    Security Options

    Network security : LAN Manager authentication level = "Send NTLM
    response only"

    Bingo. It works. Easy (ish)

    Adrian, Dec 7, 2007
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