I tried using the latest (v5.5) DSClient.exe (for AD) on my Win98 machines, but there was no change in shared accessibility. The Win98 clients run only TCP/IP protocol with DHCP resolution, and a DHCP reservation has been set for every workstation (Win98 thru XP). Win98 domain login is set to the NetBIOS domain name of the DC, as well as for the Workgroup name and Access Control sharing group name, and File and Printer Sharing is installed and enabled. The Win98 Browser Master is set to Automatic, and LM Announcement is set to No.
My W2k3 DC's event logs look OK, and both DCdiag and NETdiag report no errors. This was all working and sharing correctly on the previous NT4 PDC network. What do I do to grant Win98 shared resources access on the W2k3 network and AD?
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This was first published in June 2004