Logon to remote workstation (workgroup) for file access

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James McCall

Logon to remote workstation (workgroup) for file access

Post by James McCall » 22 Feb 2005, 10:30

 Posted by:  James McCall 

If my program attempts to access a file on another computer in a
workgroup (not a domain) then my user must already be connected to
that computer. If not the file access fails (after waiting an
uncomfortably long time).

How can I programatically determine if they have logged on to a
machine and if not pop up the logon dialog?

At the moment the user must first open Windows Explorer and go to the
computer in question. This forces a logon which Windows then remembers.


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