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Windows 7: cannot share folders/libraries


09 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
cannot share folders/libraries

i am not able to share any of by folders or libraries, as there is no option what so ever in either the context menu or the navigation/menu bar

i checked the entry for this in shellx menu of registry and it is there but not visible else where

is it due to some service turned off??

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09 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

In Services, it's called 'server'....is it started and set to automatic?
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09 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

thank you very much madam

the service "server" was disabled, but when i set it to automatic and restarted the system i am only getting share option in some folders and it isnt available for libraries.

what i am trying to accomplish by sharing libraries is this
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09 May 2011   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

When I right click on Documents under Libraries, I see this:

Name:  ShareWith.jpg
Views: 10
Size:  97.3 KB

Can you share other folders?


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09 May 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

no i dont get these option
here are the screenshots


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10 May 2011   #6

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Don't know if this will help or not, worth a try: Share with - Restore when Missing in Context Menu
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11 May 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

thnx a lot dear
the sharing wizard wasnt enabled
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