Thank you, Marco.
Since the properties bar said "Shared with..." I figured I would edit that
properity with the "Sharing" tab. Well, there logic for you.
One other thing that I had to read a lot about (and still don't understand
fully) is the "inherited permissions." Even though I only asked for
permission to edit one file from a "standard user account" it changed the
permissions for EVERYTHING under my profile. I presme because of the
"Marco Almenta" wrote:
> Select the folder you want to remove the sharing off, and right-click to
> access properties.
> Choose SECURITY instead of SHARING tab and click on EDIT button.
> Then on next dialog box select the account you want to change and click on
> REMOVE button
> or from the permission list remove the read checkbox.
> Repeat for all your private folders.
> "MarkF" <MarkF@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I have a new PC with Windows Vista Home Premium where I set up an "Admin"
> > account (which I use) and 3 Standard User Accounts for my wife and 2 kids.
> > I
> > am using the "Admin" account for my files.
> > Once, when one of my kids was logged on, I needed to access one of the
> > files
> > in my (Admin) account so I just tried to open it from my kids account. Of
> > course, Vista asked me for permission (used my Admin password) to access
> > the
> > file. The hard drive crunched and crunched for what seemed like 10
> > minutes
> > and, finally, brought up my file. NOW, however, all of my files are
> > "shared"
> > with the kid's account.
> > In Windows Explorer, if I open the "C" drive and single click the "Users"
> > folder in the RH pane, the lower Status/Properties bar says:
> > Users Date Modified: 3/4/2007 7:01PM
> > File Folder Shared with: Administrators;Authenticated Users
> > Opening the "Users" folder I see, in the RH pane, the 4 folders of the
> > accounts that I created and the "Public" folder.
> > If I single click on any of the User folders in the RH pane, the lower
> > Status/Properties bar just has the folder name, the words "File Folder"
> > and
> > the Date Modified fields. It doesn't show anything about "Shared with:"
> > at
> > all for any of the User accounts.
> > Now, if I open my User Account ("Admin") File Folder and single click on
> > ANY
> > of my file folders in the RH pane, the Status/Properties bar shows (for
> > example):
> > Contacts Date Modified: 3/4/2007 4:33PM
> > File Folder Shared with: Smith-Home-PC/Jonas
> > where "Jonas" is my kid's account.
> > So, I right click on the "Contacts" folder and then on "Share..." A
> > window
> > pops up that says "This folder is already shared." and gives me the
> > options
> > of "Change sharing permissions" or "Stop sharing." If I click "Change
> > sharing permissions" Windows displays another dialog box "Choose people
> > to
> > share with" and I see myself listed as "Owner" and Jonas as "Reader." I
> > click the down arrow by Jonas's "Reader" status and have the option to
> > "Remove." I click that and her name dissappears from the list. I click
> > "Share" button (the only alternative to "cancel") and wait an eternity
> > while
> > the hard disk trashes away for, literally, 5 minutes.
> > Finally, a window appears stating "You folder could not be shared." and
> > "Click here for more info..." Clicking the "more info" link, I get,
> > Some tiems could not be shared
> > Contacts
> > C:\Users\Admin\Contacts
> > This folder is in a shared folder.
> > I've also tried the "Stop Sharing" command in the original dialog box but
> > I
> > get the same thing.
> > Any help?