1. LibbyLA's Avatar
    I love my Surface Go, but I have run into some truly aggravating problems with the little sucker.

    Last week after I reinstalled Windows and got rid of the Office nag screen, I added it to my home network and had no problems writing bunches of files from it to my desktop workstation.

    Yesterday, when I tried to access my desktop from it, I got the dreaded "Windows cannot access \\<PC-NAME>\drive" message. The Go, Surface Pro 3 (SP3), and Surface 3 (S3) were all talking to each other just fine and the desktop and the SP3 and S3 were talking, as well. The only problem was between the desktop and Go, which worked beautifully last week.

    I checked all the settings repeatedly, even configured a new workgroup and added the computers to it one at a time with the same results. The Go settings appeared to be identical to those on the S3 and SP3 (both of which are running Win 8.1)

    At some point this morning, I got a message "You can't access this shared folder because your organization's security policies block unauthenticated guest access. These policies help protect your PC from unsafe or malicious devices on the network." A little searching on the internet got me this article:


    Bingo! It's a Windows 10 problem and the fix in it worked. Note that in the comments, there's a reference to a registry edit that may be a little shorter. All I know is that as soon as I made the recommended changes, the desktop and the Go were sharing their drives.

    Today is my first day of class, nearly three hours (with a break or two) of recording lecture (PowerPoint, OneNote, SAS demonstrations so lots of switching tasks). My Go will get a workout. I'm relieved to have resolved the network problem because I didn't want to have to transfer the recordings to a flash drive then to the desktop.
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    08-21-2018 07:50 AM
  2. HeyCori's Avatar
    08-21-2018 09:29 AM
  3. Manthan Kumar's Avatar
    You Can Not Access This Share Folder Many person phase this problem using network share file in Windows 10 or any other Windows.

    This problem caused by Network Security Policies by your Organisation or Company. The Company or Organisation is set the permission of unauthorized guest user is not access any Network share files or folders.

    So, I Will Show you how to fix this problem. So I thought to share this post in my blog so anyone who has the same issue able to find this in the internet easily. OK Lets follow Me Read Full Article.
    05-06-2019 11:23 AM

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