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Re: File Sharing

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by mac, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. mac

    mac Flightless Bird

    You also have to select whether you want to give Read or Read/Write access

    "mac" <mac@nospan.com> wrote in message news:...
    > One suggestion that worked for me:
    > Open Library (windows Explorer) -click on the folder you want to share
    > (I.e. documents), right click and select "Share with", Select "specific
    > People", Type Everyone on the add field, click ADD, the click on share .
    > That resolved my problems. I did in all my Windows 7 machines.
    > mac
    > "Shoe" <j_shoe@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:et7ml5hchp4cq7cneqcc705nl7am995q4b@4ax.com...
    >> I have two desktops and a laptop on my home network. One of the
    >> desktops has Windows 7 Home Premium, the other two have XP, SP3. I
    >> can access files on the other machines from the Windows 7 machine, but
    >> have not been able to access files on the Windows 7 machine from the
    >> XP computers. It looks like Homegroup is the only way to file share
    >> in Windows 7 and, of course, I can't use Homegroup on the XP
    >> computers. Is there a way to set up file sharing other than
    >> installing Windows 7 on all the machines?


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