Re: can't share files on WinXP Pro

From: JC (chang@platform.nospam.com)
Date: 04/21/02


From: "JC" <chang@platform.nospam.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 18:35:17 -0400

The problem is gone after installing the most recent XP windows update.

"Henry Leparskas" <hlepar@uwo.ca> wrote in message
news:3CBC85C0.769DED2@uwo.ca...
> Hi,
> We have a similar problem in trying to share a printer between Win 98
and
> 2000.
> When the printer is on the 98 system, and we try to set up the printer via
2000,
> this is what happens. In the 'Add Printer Wizard', under 'Browse for
Network
> Printer', we see the name of the shared printer okay, but there is an
error
> message that comes up:
>
> "THE DATA AREA PASSED TO A SYSTEM CALL IS TOO SMALL"
>
> If we click 'OK', it tells us that the printer was either given the wrong
name
> or is unavailable. It works fine to another 98 sytem.
>
> ALso, when we had the printer on the 2000 system, we could not access it
via
> Win98.
>
> I wonder if we are experiencing similar problems. We have found no
solutions.
>
> Henry
> hlepar@uwo.ca
>
> -----------------------
>
> JC wrote:
>
> > I am having problems with file sharing on WinXP Pro. I shared a
directory,
> > say doc as
> > doc, on the same computer where doc is, when I use \\mypc\doc to view
the
> > share, it gives error:
> > \\mypc\\doc is not accessible.You might not have the permission to use
this
> > network resource. Contact the administrator to see if you have
persmission.
> > Not enough server storage is available to process this command.
> >
> > I can see the printers shared under \\mypc on mypc.
> >
> > Of course, I will not be able to access this share on other PCs.
> >
> > What's wrong? Thanks.
>