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Thread: File sharing issues
2005-06-11, 14:17 #1
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File sharing issues
I have a home network, desktop and laptop, both running XP Pro SP2.Both
machines have 3 users.
This is my problem: I want to see my documents on both machines over the
network, so i set the folders to 'share on network'. I can now see laptop
docs from desktop and vice-versa. However, if someone else logs on, because
my docs is a shared folder, others can also see my files.
Can you please tell me how to set up so that my docs is shared, but only
visible to me. Do I have to set permissions somewhere in the hidden depths
of Windows? Any help would be appreciated.
2005-06-11, 16:04 #2
Re: File sharing issues
Maybe these two MSKB articles may help. Note that you must have your drives formatted in NTFS.
MSKB 304040: How to configure file sharing in Windows XP
MSKB 290403: How to Set Security in Windows XP Professional That Is Installed in a WorkgroupLeif
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