The problem is that none of your users have accounts on the NT machine.
Try creating user accounts in the appropriate names and leave the passwords
blank. There's also a posting elsewhere here that recommends using the
guest account; I'm not sure how that works.
You could also use the Win95 system policy editor (you install that from
the CDROM in the nettools or admin directory), shut down password caching
on all the Win95 machines, then just set up one account on the NT box with
no password. Tell everybody what that account name is.
Unfortunately, there's no such thing on NT as share-level security, which
is what you're used to in Win95 terms. NT is all user-level security (in
Ann Arbor, MI
please respond to me in the newsgroup.
> i just put a NT machine on my windows95 peer to peer network. the
> run on the ipx/spx and netbeui protocols. the nt machine has blank
> for administrator, and the one user account (the machine is just a test
> anyway...so i could give a flying fu** about security). it sees all the
> computers on the network just fine. it can access their file shares
> do whatever it wants. the other computers can all see this nt machine in
> network neighborhood, but when you click on it, before you even see
> it asks for a password. what is the password? it is not just the
> for a blank password, cause i tried that and it dosent work. i want to
> of passwords all together if i could. anyone have any help? please