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Windows 7: Help with sharing a drive on the network

30 Jul 2011   #1

Help with sharing a drive on the network

Hi guys,
What I am trying to do:
Set up one of my internal drives to be accessible to everyone at home.
So, I right clicked on it, Share with>Advanced>Enable sharing
I changed the network to private, yatta yatta yatta, changed file discovery settings on my pc, firewall, etc...

My PC with the shared drive runs Windows 7 Pro. The other PCs run Windows 7 ultimate, Vista, and XP Pro.

The 7 PC shows my computer on the network explorer. but when I click on it, it says it cannot find it.

The Vista PC lets me map the drive but when I try to access it it says access denied. The public folders are fine though. I can access the, from the Vista PC. but I want to have access to this entire drive.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks guys.

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