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    Problem with Password Protected Destination Directory

    The "directory" that I back-up to is on another PC(call it the "remotePC") on the LAN. For years I have been using BL-Backup to backup my entire HS3 directory. Yesterday I turned-on "require a password" on the remotePC's sharing setup and now BL-Backup cannot reach that machine and it fails.

    The destination directory I have been using is: \\BOBSOFFICEPC\HomeSeer3-BUScripts-Programs\HS3-BL Backups

    Question: How do I give BL-Backup permission to access that directory on the remotePC?

    I use the admin shares (C$, etc) on my other machines on the network and as long as I am using the same user and password on all machines it seems to work

    I also had to create a new registry entry in the following:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \Policies\System

    Right-click on the right pane and choose “New” > “DWORD (32-bit) Value
    Type the “LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy” for value name and press “Enter”.
    Double click on “LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy” value to modify the “Value Data” from “0” to “1” and press “OK

    Close Registry
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      Thank you for the suggestion. I've never heard of admin shares before(not an IT pro) so I would move cautiously in that direction.

      Another idea: what if I simply moved the destination directory into one of the "public" directories----do they require a password?