Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: sharing a folder with a friend???

22 Aug 2010   #1

windows 7 x32
sharing a folder with a friend???

how do i share a folder with a friend who is at his house a couple of towns away and not in my homegroup "both running windows 7" do i need a ftp server? if so what are the steps to sharing that folder? thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Aug 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit

You may upload the folders in a file hosting site like Rapidshare or mediafire , but the best way is trying TeamViewer - Free Remote Access and Remote Desktop Sharing over the Internet
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 sharing a folder with a friend???

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Can't access X3D sharing folder
Hi,When i click the X3D folder on my pc i'm prompted to put in a user name and password for network login which i've never had. I've checked network and sharing settings and i can't see anything wrong. This folder is to access a media server i've just got. ...
Network & Sharing
Clarification on folder sharing
I have a few networked folders I am creating to be viewed by certain members. Now i was curious if i set up the folder as view but not edit and one of the members drops a file in the folder will it allow them to?? AND will the file turn into a read only or full rights to the owner?
Network & Sharing
Folder sharing windows7/xp
Can someone give me baby steps to share files and folders between windows 7 and my other computer with XP?. I have scrapbook folders on both I would like to share. Thanks for any help.
Network & Sharing
Sharing folder(s) on one NIC and not the other
I'm wondering if it's possible to share a folder or multiple folders on my wired NIC, but not my wireless NIC. Any ideas?
Network & Sharing
Folder Sharing
Hi all, I've got a bunch of movies and TV shows downloaded onto my desktop. My shows are saved onto an external HD labeled K: and my movies are saved on an internal HD labeled D:. From my laptop, I am able to map a network drive to K just fine for streaming video but it does not allow me to map...
Network & Sharing
Folder Sharing
OK, so i still haven't quite got my head around file sharing/ACL/Permissions between W7 &'s been a long week :) For the sake of arguement, lets say i want to share my music folder. The music folder is stored on my Vista partition (C) and i want to use W7 (i have ownership of the folder...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:19.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App