In this case, you should create the same username on both computer and
assign permissions accordingly. Also remember to remove the everyone from
the sharing and security.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"mbkesti" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My wife and I each have Vista Home 32bit laptops which are securely
> networked through a wireless router. Utilizing our private network,
> were are able to share and sync files and folders. However, when I
> configure our folders to be shared, the lists of people to share with do
> not include each other's computers. Therefore, I opt to share with
> While this configuration is suitable for our secured home network, it
> will not be acceptable for the network I will soon be accessing as part
> of my MBA program. The files we share are private and though I do want
> to be able to share files and folders with my classmates, I do not want
> the personal folders I share with my wife made available over the class
> How can I add a networked computer to my shared list so that I can set
> permissions only for that computer to access my files? Also, am I
> correct in my understanding that if I enable file sharing over the
> school's network, any folder which is enabled to share with "Everyone"
> will be made publicly available?