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Folder sharing on two networked PCs

Discussion in 'Networking' started by palex71, May 2, 2010.

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  1. palex71

    palex71 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I have a question regarding networking 2 PCs.

    PC #1) A laptop running Vista Home Premium
    PC #2) A desktop running Windows XP

    The two are connected with a crossover cable and everything is mostly working. The issue I am having is sharing a certain directory on PC#1's c:/ drive. I did the following:

    1) Unshared the c:/ drive to reset everything
    2) Shared the c:/ drive (top level)
    3) The c:/ drive appears as shared on PC#2. There are two user directories in c:/users ----- 'public access', and 'myname'. I can access the 'public access' directory, but not the 'myname' directory.

    I have shared the 'myname' directory directly, and it appears on PC #2. I have also set permissions as follows: Right click 'myname', Sharing, Advanced sharing, Permissions, Total control for all.

    Still no luck, though.

    What am I missing?

    Thanks so much.
     
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    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Answered on another board with a link. :)
     
  3. palex71

    palex71 Thread Starter

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    Would you be able to direct me to this board? I'm sorry, I didn't see any link.

    Thanks very much.
     
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