NetBios over TCP/IP grayed out!!!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by CoreDragon, Jan 1, 2002.

  1. CoreDragon

    CoreDragon Guest

    Okay, here's what's happening... In windows Xp, I can see the computers in my home network but I get an error message when I try to access a computer. In Windows 98/ME, I see my windows xp computer and I can access it's files with no problem.

    I have tried to do everything but nothing worked. Then I heard somewhere that you have to enable NetBios over TCP/IP on the 98/ME machines. I did what they told me and I found that the "Enable NetBios over TCP/IP" checkbox was grayed out! How can I make it so I can ungray it and select that option?

    If there are any other solution to solve this annoying problem, please tell me!

  2. waddy

    waddy OSNN Senior Addict

    I dont think you need Netbios

    I use TCP/IP to network my machines 2K, XP, 98 and NT4

    Im not sure i understand what you mean , but on the machine that says you cant access the file etc , make a user and password Logon using that on the other machine andf see if you can get access

    Check you shares and permissons for the folders or drives
  3. Lactic.Acid

    Lactic.Acid Guest

    An error message, eh? It's been nigh on eighty years since I seen one of them...back in 23, it was!

    Sorry. What error? Perhaps it's not your networking protocols at all.