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Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.
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Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

(OP)
Hi!
I have a big problem with this.
In a NT environment, this pc with Windows 95 OSR2 version could not display the ´user list´box when i am trying to share folders for others.It says me ´could not display ... try later´. I have reinstalled protocols (TCP/IP), reinstalled the card (3Com PCI 10/100), the Microsoft client,the access control (the name´s domain), the share service, all i could to do, but nothing!.
Other way i tryed is replacing files (those reported with qfecheck.exe)but the problems remains. I know there are some files that can resolve my problem but i dont know them!
Someone could help me? .I just have this problem in other pcs and the only one solution i found is reinstalling ALL software! I think if replacing some files will save me of doing this!.
Thanks

RE: Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

(OP)
Dear Alt255: Yes, this Pc is part of a Windows NT Domain. This Pc access with logon window at startup, reads all logon commands, sees other Pc clients, sees their shared resources, open shared files from others Pc´s but can`t share it OWN resources!!! Always display the message that says ´can`t ...user list,try later`. What is your suggestion?
Thanks.

RE: Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

I have never seen that particular message but if you want to share a folder you are not stuck to using windows explorer.  if you go to the command prompt and type in nbtstat -a "the name of the computer you are trying to access"
this will give
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP>nbtstat -a micron


       NetBIOS Remote Machine Name Table

   Name               Type         Status
---------------------------------------------
MICRON         <00>  UNIQUE      Registered
WORKGROUP      <00>  GROUP       Registered
MICRON         <03>  UNIQUE      Registered
MICRON         <20>  UNIQUE      Registered
WORKGROUP      <1E>  GROUP       Registered

MAC Address = 44-45-53-54-00-00
this tells you that you can "see"  the computer that you want to connect to, then use
net view \\the computer name ex net use \\micron
this will list all the shares that the computer has
then to connect to a share use
net use * \\computer name\share name

This usually works alot better than trying to see computers using the browse method in windows explorer.  Because the protocol that is used in viewing the clients is very bulky.  Alot of times you will get these types of erors.

hope this helps if you want to read more on it try
http://www.angelfire.com/md2/ackkatexts/texts/NTwar.doc



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RE: Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

Can you avoid the whole problem by simply sharing the resource without developing a specific user list.  Truth be told, with basic NetBEUI file & print sharing, I am unfamiliar with user lists for a resource you want to share from a Win 95/98 box.  I'd be interested in what other protocols you may have running.

I just reviewed your message and didn't see NetBEUI listed as a protocol.  In order to accomplish the above workaround, NetBEUI must be a protocol on the computer wishing to share its resources.  Please also note that NetBEUI does generally make your computers more vulnerable to external hacks -- your firewall should be set to stop any NetBEUI exploits from outside.

RE: Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

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If the issue you are referring to involves setting up user level security and viewing a list of users to allow access (Unable to view a list of users at this time ....error) then I may have the answer for you.

I have come across this situation before and it is related to a mismatch of RPC and Secur32 Dll's. The simplest method to recover is to download and install Dcom95 from Microsoft. I think it is at version 1.3 now.
http://www.microsoft.com/com/dcom/dcom95/dcom1_3.asp


dxd

RE: Cant see `user dialog box` when trying to share folders.

(OP)
Dear DxD
You´r a god!!! (computing god, or course!)
Your add was totally helpfull!
With DCom patch i resolved my problem and now I dont need to reinstall all software. But this is the simplest way. Whats the hardest way?? I guess copiyng some files and editing registry could get the same result. Do you know it?
This way maybe more ´professional´.
Thanks to other choices too!!! I apreciate it ( and some are very instructive ).

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