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Restrict Access to Folder on Windows 7 Share


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#1 Nunbet1037

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 01:07 PM

Currently working with a network that has a few workstations and a PC that is "acting" as a Server using a Windows Share.  The shared folder is accessible to all of the users on the network.  I would like to restrict access to two sub-folders on the shared folder.  They are the Accounting and Employee (HR) folders.  Ordinarily I would go to the properties of the sub-folders and deny access to anyone other than a specific user group.  The problem that I'm facing is that the sub-folders are listed as "Not Shared."  On the Security tab, I could deny permissions to all but administrators, but the "most-restrictive" features of the permissions will take over and even Administrators won't be able to access the folder since the Admin is a member of both groups.

 

Now, this is only a temporary situation since the company is moving to a new office building this summer and will have a traditional server; however, I need to protect those folders now.

 

What's the best way for me to do this?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Richard



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