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Windows Security Pop-up

  1. #1


    Carleton, Skipton
    Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64 bit)

    Windows Security Pop-up


    Everytime I log on to any computer. I usually get a pop-up saying that you have to connect to the server to access your files by using the administrator password in. Sometimes I accidently put in a extra letter in to the password which it would say that it come up with a long error message and wait for a few minutes. And I think that it's quite annoying!

    All I just want the files to come up straight away on any computer's desktop or documents.

    Image - Here is a picture to show what I mean.

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    In advanced sharing settings of Network and Sharing of the Control Panel select user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers instead of the recommended settings.
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  3. #3


    Carleton, Skipton
    Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64 bit)


    Okay... How will I do that, any steps?
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  4. #4


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings and below HomeGroup Connections put a check in Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers
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  5. #5


    Carleton, Skipton
    Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64 bit)


    Is this the one you are talking about?
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  6. #6


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Sorry, have a problem with my screen shots. My previous post told you how to get there::

    [QUOTE][Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center, click Change advanced sharing settings and below HomeGroup Connections put a check in Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers/QUOTE]
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  7. #7


    Carleton, Skipton
    Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64 bit)


    Is this the right one?

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  8. #8


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Yes it is, just put the bullet in Use user accounts and make sure the Allow Windows is blank.
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  9. #9


    Carleton, Skipton
    Posts : 51
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64 bit)


    Today, I have changed the setting on to all of my computers - but it's still doing the same thing as before, how do I get rid of it! It's annoying me!!
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  10. #10


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    If you put a bullet as per my instruction beside "Use user accounts and make sure the Allow Windows is blank" it should have worked. Why it isn't I do not know. Perhaps someone here will have another idea and will contact you/ It should only be on your computer do not change the other.
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