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Windows 7: Unable to share My Pictures Folder????

24 Jun 2011   #1

Unable to share My Pictures Folder????

I have a home group network consisting of a vista laptop and a W7 desktop.
I recently had to do a reinstall/upgrade W7 on the desktop.

The file sharing works okay except for one problem ... I am no longer able to share the My Pictures folder on my desktop with the laptop. I've repeatedly tried to set the share and advance share options on the the desktop's My Pictures folder,
but it still will not work..I keep on getting the same window message
"Windows cannot access \\DESKTOP\My Pictures"
When I press the Network Diagnose button I get a message that says
The user account you are logged in with was denied access
Make sure you have permission to access the shared folder

Can't figure out how to solve this frustrating problem
Thanks for any help

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24 Jun 2011   #2


in the security tab under properties, add the "Everyone" Group with modify or full control.
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