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Windows 7: Password Protected Sharing

26 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64 RC1
Password Protected Sharing

Hey Guys,

Just noticed a very weird behaviour. In Advanced Sharing Settings, when I select "Turn off password protected sharing" under 'Home or Work' it also turns it off under 'Public'. When I turn it back on under 'Public' it turns it on again under 'Home or Work'. This kind of defeats the point of having the setting under both network types :-) Has anyone else had this problem/found a solution?


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02 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate

Yes, Disable your guest account I'm guessing you set a password on this account?
Disable this, then you will be able to turn off password protect sharing on all.
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