Troubleshooting Sharing Printers in Windows 7 or Vista – Video Tip

Windows Vista and 7 have helped make networking computers a little easier, but there are still some idiosyncrasies  that can be irritating. One of those is the default password required for sharing of printers or files. You can shut it off, thankfully. Here’s how:

  1. Click Start
  2. Type:  Advanced
  3. Look for and click Manage Advanced Sharing Options
  4. Scroll down to the Password Protected Sharing section
  5. Make sure the Turn Off option is selected
  6. Scroll to bottom of screen and click Save Changes


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