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Security tab XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by QBA, Jan 2, 2002.

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  1. QBA

    QBA Thread Starter

    Oct 29, 2001

    I‘m running a server and I use Internet Explorer as a ftp client to access the server, My hard drives are formated as NTFS so I used Win2000 to have control of what user had access to what folder or hard drive, to do this all I had to do was right click on the folder or hard drive I wanted on my server, then properties and click on the Security tab to assign what user will have access to what. But now this version of XP is not showing me the Security tab :(

    Here is a pic of the way it use to look and the way it looks now, www.alexcreative.com what can I do to have that security tab back or something similar that let me assign different access to different users?


  2. tpb


    Feb 27, 2001
    From Microsoft:

    Sharing of files and folders can be managed in two ways. If you chose simplified file sharing, your folders can be shared with everyone on your network or workgroup, or you can make your folders private. (This is how folders are shared in Windows 2000.) However, in Windows XP Professional, you can also set folder permissions for specific users or groups. To do this, you must first change the default setting, which is simple file sharing. To change this setting, follow these steps:

    Open Control Panel, click Tools, and then click Folder Options.
    Click the View tab, and scroll to the bottom of the Advanced Settings list.
    Clear the Use simple file sharing (Recommended) check box.
    To manage folder permissions, browse to the folder in Windows Explorer, right–click the folder, and then click Properties. Click the Security tab, and assign permissions, such as Full Control, Modify, Read, and/or Write, to specific users.

    You can set file and folder permissions only on drives formatted to use NTFS, and you must be the owner or have been granted permission to do so by the owner.
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