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Windows 7: Streaming Locked

18 May 2009   #1

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Streaming Locked

So I've been having problems with streaming to my ps3 and 360 lately and I think I've figured out why but don't know how to fix it. I have everything set to share in the sharing properties window but when I'm actually in my user folder or any subfolder it shows the sharing as locked to nobody, here's a picture to show you what I mean.

How do I unlock this so I can stream media?

Edit: I'm using RC1 and had no problems with this at all using build 7000.

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19 May 2009   #2


You'll need to take ownership of the folders - when the HomeGroup gets established, it does stupid things with the permissions of the folders, and it can be quite a PITA to fix.

You can try granting permissions to the everyone group via folder properties --> Security --> Edit permissions or you may have to actually take ownership of the folder - I cannot say for sure as I don't share to any consoles as I have no consoles...
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19 May 2009   #3

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So I tried changing permissions and ownership and now I can see 2 folders (out of many) that should play but are all filled with unsupported data. I never had to do anything at all with 7000, it all just streamed. I just don't get it, why would everything work so perfectly in 7000 but have so many problems in RC1?

Edit: That lock thing is still there...
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