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Windows 7: Network Sharing Permissions


01 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Network Sharing Permissions

I have a small network (not a homegroup). I am trying to share a file with one computer but block access to the same file for another computer. (2 computers 2 different permissions). The problem i am having is when i try to add a new user the only location is allows me to select is my local machine.


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01 Feb 2011   #2

 

Seem as though all your machines depends upon local administration since they are not part of a domain.

How about if you join both computers to the same workgroup?

PC w/ the file (workgroup)> ACCESS
PC you want to access the file. (workgroup)>ACCESS

PC you do NOT want to have access (workgroup)NO ACCESS. Or just leave it with its default settings of WORKGROUP.

It would be nice if you stated what Platforms your PC's were running on as well?
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01 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the reply. Im new to windows 7 permissions, and kinda confused on what u are saying. All 3 systems are running windows 7 ultimate.
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01 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Why not have all the pc's in a homegroup. Here's the tutorial link. It also gives you the link for networking outside of homegroup.

HomeGroup from start to finish - Help & How-to - Microsoft Windows
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02 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

A Homegroup would be great if i could share a file with one computer and not the other
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02 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

The user name situation is that computer A & B have the same user name the computers names are all different. C has a different user name.
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02 Feb 2011   #7

win7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

this link may prove useful:

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups[2]=File%20Folder%20Settings

be sure to read down the page about adding users--click on any of the pictures then you can click the 'next' button to view each step of the process
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02 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

This dose not help me at all. I know how to set permissions my problem is setting a different permissions for different computers on my network. This link only tells how to create a group and add users to it, then set permissions for the group (not what i need).
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03 Feb 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Here's a link for adding all your pc's to the workgroup. When you can do that you should be able to control pc access to specific folders. This refers to what Mudd was talking about. Just make sure all the pc's share the same workgroup name. By default it is WORKGROUP.

Join or create a workgroup
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03 Feb 2011   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tmlavy View Post
A Homegroup would be great if i could share a file with one computer and not the other
To my knowledge you can select a specific pc.


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