1. Share permissions.
2. Security permissions on the folder that is shared (and permission on any files and subfolders you want to access).
3. Are you using an account and password for the server?
4. Check the local security policy of the server -- user rights. Make sure the user name you are using has the right to connect to the server remotely and is not denied the right to logon to this machine.
5. Check the local security policy of the server -- security options. Accounts limit local account use of blank passwords to console. (Don't change this. If you do, make all accounts use passwords).
6. Check to see if any changes have been made to security policy.
7. Make sure the local user account on the server is enabled, and not locked out.
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