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    Cool Windows 7 File and drive sharing

    I finally got my Windows 7 Home Premium to share the C drive with my 2 XP systems on my small wired LAN. I remember it was difficult and I do not fully remember how it was done. But I can see and access my Win7 C drive just as if it was an XP C drive.
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    I installed a 500g drive and made partitions for D, E and F drives. These drives are normal as used in Win 7 but I cannot get Win 7 to share these 3 drives with my CP.

    Any help would be appreciated (sign ,,, XP was so eary)

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    Have you tried mapping a drive in My Computer? This normally works fine as long as the other drives have sharing turned on.
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    tried that very same link...I can see all my XP drives from 2 SP machines and the XP machine can see all the drives on the win 7 machine...but if I try to access drive D, E or F I get an error message, not pre4mitted, yet I can access the C drive as if it was an XP C drive ,,,

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    In my XP system I mapped all 4 drives on teh Win7 mahcine. but only C drive gives me normall access. in windows explorer if I try to look at D, E or F I get no access allower

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    I believe your answer may be in this thread. Look at the post by Freestone.
    http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1578043

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    Do you have the same user / password on both computers?

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    all of the above has been attempted but still cannot shar the D drive but can share C drive without problem

    stumped...

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