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This article was previously published under Q139592
When you attempt to connect to a Windows NT-based or Windows 2000-based computer, you may receive one of the following messages:
This behavior can occur when all of the following conditions exist:
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method:
Enable the Guest AccountTo enable the guest account, use the appropriate method:
Enable Guest Account for Windows 2000
Enable Guest Account for Windows NTUse the User Manager tool to enable the Guest account on the Windows NT- based computer that you are attempting to connect to. To do so, follow these steps:
Set Up User Accounts in the Local Accounts DatabaseUse the User Manager tool to set up user accounts in the local accounts database of the Windows NT-based computer that you are attempting to connect to. These user accounts need to contain the same logon information (user name and password) that is used when a user logs on to his or her computer.
Set Up User Accounts in the Domain Accounts DatabaseUse the User Manager For Domains and Server Manager tools to configure accounts for your domain. In a domain environment, you typically add users to the centralized domain accounts database and not to the local accounts database.
By default, the Guest account is disabled in Windows NT Workstation 4.0 and all versions of Windows NT Server. In earlier versions of Windows NT Workstation, the Guest account is enabled by default.
Article ID: 139592 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
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