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Windows 7: Sharing folders

18 Dec 2012   #1

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Sharing folders

I am trying to share a folder that has subfolders (for example, username>documents). I change the sharing to share the folder of username, and I allow the network users to change the files. this is in xp. i access it from my win 7 machine, and when i try to access documents, it says that it cannot access it because I don't have permissions. Is there a way to cascade this sharing change, instead of having to manually change the sharing permissions of each folder?

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18 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes,

Go into the properties of the folder you are sharing and navigate to the security tab.
Choose Advanced (On lower left side).
Click Change Permissions.
Place a checkmark on Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object.

Everything inside the folder will now have the same permissions.
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18 Dec 2012   #3

64 bit
 
 

there are only three tabs - general, sharing, and customize.
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18 Dec 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Is the format of the drive FAT32 or ExFAT?
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18 Dec 2012   #5

64 bit
 
 

NTFS.... you mean the C:, right?
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18 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Whatever Drive the folders are on that you're sharing.

What Version of Windows 7 do you have?
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18 Dec 2012   #7

64 bit
 
 

Yes; they are on the C: drive.

I am running xp pro for the server, and then windows 7 as the client.
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19 Dec 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

What permissions do you have set on the XP machine under the main share folder?
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