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Stopping network access to System folders

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by asbo, Jan 11, 2003.

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  1. asbo

    asbo Thread Starter

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    Heya,

    I'm on a network running WinME. I want to be able stop all network access to the WINDOWS folder. Does anyone have any idea on hwo to go about doing this?


    Thanks,
    asbo
     
  2. JJJecj71

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    Well WinXP this is more easy through the administrator, Did you try the print and sharing from the C: drive/properties?
     
  3. asbo

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    I look under the props in Network Settings, and nothing there. I do want all of the drve accessible, just not the system folders, so that nothing happens accidently.

    Thanks,
    asbo
     
  4. JJJecj71

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    Goto My computer and double click and then right click the C: drive and to properties and you should see print and sharing, see if you can disable the folders you want from there. Let me know.
    J
     
  5. asbo

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    Well, I'm looking at the C:\ drive properties window, and in all 3 tabs, there is no mention whatsoever of 'print and sharing' or anything simular.

    Thanks,
    asbo

    P.S. Are you sure this feature exists in Windows Millinium Edition?
     
  6. JJJecj71

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    Yes but you may not have it setup like that so you may not have your network setup for print and sharing on other computers, this I did have so I was able to see this option.

    Ok goto control panel and the network icon and open it up.
    You should see it there in the middle and on top a access tab.
     
  7. Hairy

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    perhaps setting the sharing for "C" to "Read Only" will do what you want?
     
  8. asbo

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    Well, looking at what you pointed me to, I have to have a "master list" and there is no such thing on my network, because a I don't have a central server (peer-to-peer). And judging by the requirments of that setting, it's not worth it.

    Thanks for your help,
    asbo
     
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