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Windows 7: Can map folder, but not drag files to it


01 Dec 2010   #1

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Can map folder, but not drag files to it

Hello:

My laptop (Win 7 Home Premium) and desktop (Win 7 Ultimate) are on the same Homegroup, and I mapped a folder (Users–[My name]–Documents) from the laptop on the desktop.

First I want to say that I could only map folders under "Users" on the laptop, but no other folders on the C drive.

When I tried to drag a zip file or doc file from my desktop to the mapped folder on the laptop, I got this error message:

An error occurred copying 'xxx.zip'. Access is denied. (5)

When I click on laptop Control Panel – Homegroup, and get to "Change homegroup settings", I have all "Share libraries and printers" checked.

It also says "This computer belongs to a homegroup." And there is also
"Leave the homegroup...", which shows that the laptop is connected to the homegroup.

What am I overlooking? Thanks!

Hans L


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02 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Figured it out. Use "Share with" and also shared the C drive.

Regards,

Hans L
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02 Dec 2010   #3

 

/cheers
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