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Problems sharing folders.....


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#1 kwboom

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 03:05 PM

HI there I have a home network and I have 2 Linux machines, 4 XP machines, 1 Vista and 1 Windows 7 machine. The problem is that I am trying to share some folders off the Vista box and the only thing I am able to share and have it accessible to other computers is the card reader.... I can see the other folders but I do not have permission to access them ( I do have permissions turned off).

Any help would be greatly thanked.......

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#2 CaveDweller2

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 03:10 PM

Ok I'm a bit confused. You don't have permission cause they are turned off, so turn them on. I don't think file and printer sharing will work, you'll have to do it by permissions per folder.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 03:29 PM

Windows will not allow you to share folders with user names that do not have passwords. Create a user on the vista box to be used just for folder access and assign it a password. Then either map the drives using that user name and password or access them through My network places and it should ask you for them.
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