Quote: Originally Posted by Parman
You should work through what chev65 posted here. I can see all Folders
Is your login for both machines the same thing? If so this is why you can access everything. If not you really need to look into your security tab to make sure Everyone is not entered as Chev65 stated.
This is why i like to use the authenticated users special identifier This only allows users who are actually authenticated to the system access (people that can actually log on).
Yes you are correct about the authenticated users
access, it seems to be the only one that can be substituted for Everyone.
I haven't spent enough time to determine exactly what constitutes an authenticated user
but I guess it would be anyone in the Workgroup who signs into a Windows machine with Admin credentials.
I imagine with the Authenticated Users setting, a User with Admin credentials signing into a Windows machine that is part of the local Workgroup would have access, but not the standard users with no Admin rights. For Standard or non Authenticated Windows Users to have access it would require you to replace Authenticated Users with Everyone in order to gain access.
Or at least this is what I imagine it means, because I haven't really tested this out yet, what do you think about this one Parman?
Windows 8 also has a new feature where you can share any folder that resides in the C:User folder by using the default Homegroup share settings, as in right click the folder, "Share With" Specific People
, choose Everyone
to share outside the Homegroup. Picture of the new all User Folders Sharing feature below.
This feature allows a Homegroup member to share any User folder outside the Homegroup with everyone in the local Workgroup, without ever having to mess with the NTFS security permissions. Needless to say this is a much more secure method for sharing individual User folders outside the Homegroup.
Windows 7 only offered this feature for the Library folders.
This confirms that the sharing method we discussed earlier has even more support with Windows 8.
Microsoft is adding feature's that make it much easier to avoid messing with the NTFS security settings which in most cases is best avoided like the plague.