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Windows 7: Folder propeties sharing tab missing

08 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Folder propeties sharing tab missing

exactly what the title says, just out of nowhere disappeared also the file and printer sharing wont turn on in advanced sharing options, been searching around for a fix but haven't found one that works.

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08 Apr 2011   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit


Verify that these Network Services are running especially the Computer Browser, Server and Workstation. If it's not running or started, here's how to start the Service. Make sure that Dependencies are also Started.

Click on Start and type services.msc then press enter:

• Computer Browser
• DHCP Client
• DNS Client
• Network Connections
• Network Location Awareness
• Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
• Server
• TCP/IP Netbios helper
• Workstation
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