Below is an old article I found, well I don’t know. As I was cleaning out some old files, I ran across this copy. I am not sure how relevant it is but under Windows XP, I know that the programs you call are still available. Here it is, summarized.
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Are you sharing any files or printers in Windows? If so, here is how you can access them.
- Open your command prompt by going to Start > Run > and typing ‘cmd’ (without the single quotes)
- Type NBTSTAT – A IPADDRESS (example: NBTSTAT -A 192.1.1.00)
- You will notice that computers that share resources will usually have port 139, so make note of that
- In the same prompt, type Net View \\IPADDRESS (example: Net View \\127.0.0.1)
You’ll receive something like
Sharename Type Comment A Disk Floppy C Disk C:\Drive CDROM Disk CD-ROM Read Only
This tells you what is being shared. To connected to the computer, you would type a command in this form
NET USE P: \\IPADDRESS\SHARENAME (example: NET USE P: \\126.96.36.199\CDROM\)
“P:” creates a virtual drive P on your computer. It may take some time to connect and if may use quite a bit of resources depending on the OS that you are running.
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That concludes the summary of what I found. I’ll probably keep this posted for a small while since I’m not sure how useful this really is.