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Connect Windows 7 to Windows 2000 File Share
Of course, it doesn't work out of the box. Worked fine on XP.. is Microsoft trying to be difficult? They think this'll convince me to finally upgrade my 2000 machine???

Well, here's the fix I found:

In Windows 7, go to the registry editor (regedit) and set the following key ???HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\LMCompatibilityLevel??? to ???1???.
It probably won't be there, so add it as a new DWORD key with decimal value 1.
Restart your machine!
Then it should work.
(Also ensure all firewalls/network configurations are correct. I did a bunch of other settings changes I can't recall and who knows if they helped)

Created By: amos 3/25/2011 9:02:04 PM

 > Guest 5/12/2011 4:15:20 PM
This is one smart guy. This is the fix I was looking for. Thank you greatly for the help.
 > amos 12/10/2012 10:59:47 PM
More fun:

As you know, in win 2K, to get logon rights to pass through, you must be on another computer with a valid user name & password matching the credentials on the destination server. However with Windows 7 Home, I found out another problem:
I had a user account named 'X' that I renamed to 'Y' - but it refused to pass credentials to the windows 2000 computer.
So, I renamed X back to X, and made a new account 'Y' - THAT account passed the credentials.
Summary: Computer-Properties-Change Settings-Advanced-Settings: Make sure the profile NAME matches the credentials you want; the user name is not necessarily the same.