On Sun, 9 Sep 2007 15:06:03 -0700, Andy Vabulas <avabulas@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I have 3 Vista Ultimate computers. I followed all of the instructions in
>File and Printing in Windows Vista article from TechNet. I still cannot share
>ANY files outside of the Public folders on each computer. Public folder
>sharing is working. I wish to share my user document, downloads, music,
>pictures, and videos and not have to use the Public folders for sharing. I do
>not want to have to copy all of my files to Public, I want to Share them in
>I have the password protection off in the Network and Sharing Center on all
>of my computers. All have the same workgroup, Network name, network location
>type is Private network, OneCare and firewall settings verified correct
>settings for sharing. I have added Everyone and Guest accounts to all user
>sharing computer folders.
>I can see the folders from another computer. but cannot access them. When I
>go to network user folder on another computer, I get a Access Denied message.
>What can I do to share these folders?
If you disable Password Protected Sharing, you end up with Guest only
authentication. By default, Guest has very little access on Vista. You need to
either boost access to Guest, or enable PPS. My article expands a bit upon the
Chuck, MS-MVP 2005-2007 [Windows - Networking] http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/
Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
My email is AT DOT
actual address pchuck mvps org.