VirtualBox

Ticket #27 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

Error: Shared folders not accessible in Windows XP guest system with *normal* user

Reported by: maddes.b Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.3.2 Keywords: shared folder xp normal user
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

Shared folders can not be accessed in Windows XP guest system when logged in with a normal/limited user. It works immediately if you switch to an admin account, if you switch back to a normal/limited user it won't work.

Regards Maddes

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by sunny.b

Some more details:

A restricted user of a WinXP guest system has no access to shared folders of the host. The command "net use s: \vboxsvr\sharename leads to the following error:

System error 1231 - The network location cannot be reached

Giving write access to C: and all registry hives does not solve the problem. Only moving the user account to the administrator group helps.

Regards sunny.b

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Fixed in 1.4.0.

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