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Windows 7: Sharing and Saving Documents in non-default folders

27 Feb 2011   #1

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Sharing and Saving Documents in non-default folders


I have 3 computers. Computer A is a desktop runing Windows 7 Professional. Computer B is a desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium. Computer C is a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. FIOS is connected to Computer A. A Network of all 3 computers and a Homegroup have been set up from Computer A.

We use Office 2010, mostly Word 2010 for our word processing tasks.

I realize that with a Homegroup, you can create a Word 2010 document on Computer A, save it to the default location (Libraries/Documents), then open that document on Computer B, make changes to it, save it to the default location, and then open that same document on Computer A, which will show the saved changes made on Computer B.

I would like to know if a Word 2010 document can be created on Computer A, then be saved to a specific folder - not a default saving location - on Computer B, so that the user on Computer B can modify the document, save it to a specific folder - not the default saving location - so that the user on Computer A can open the document from its specific folder and view the saved changes.

Would this involve advanced sharing, or permissions, or some type of change on the network?

Any answers or help would be appreciated.


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28 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Basic 32bit

The sharing of the folder and setting access-rights to the shared folder don't work?
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28 Feb 2011   #3
Orbital Shark



I suppose you could try creating a new Library then right-click it and select Share With > Specific People. You can then assign read/write attributes based on the network user.

Note   Note
I'm the only person on my network so cannot fully test the above. Apologies in advance.
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