Procedure: Allow Guest Network Access via Simple File Sharing in XP
Resolving Error Message:
"
Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer."

1. Download and Install the following tool from Microsoft's website:
Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=4544

2. after installation is complete, run command prompt (cmd.exe) and enter the following commands:
(Attention: these are case sensitive.)

  net user guest /active:yes
  ntrights +r SeNetworkLogonRight -u Guest
  ntrights -r SeDenyNetworkLogonRight -u Guest

The first command enables network access for Guest, the two subsequent ones change two different policies to allow network access for Guest.

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