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#1 ComputerWhizz7


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Posted 08 July 2005 - 02:06 AM


I have a small network and I want to password one of the network drives and have it so if you try open it you will get prompted with a password screen, and if you have the password you can access the files on that drive.

How do I password a drive on my network?

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#2 yano


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Posted 08 July 2005 - 09:24 PM

This doesn't really password protect but it restricts access to some people.

1. Click Start
2. Click Control Panel
3. Switch to Classic View
4. Click Administrative Tools
5. Click Local Secruity Policy
6. Click Local Policies
7. Click Secruity Options
8. Find "Network access: Sharing and secruity model for local accounts" and change it from Guest to Classic.
9. Now go to the folder you want to password protect.
10. Right click on it
11. Click Properties
12. Click the "Security" tab.
13. Remove "Everyone" if there.
14. And setup the accounts accordingly with who you want to have access.

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