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Windows 7: ES File Explorer (mobile app) has full access to all shared resources!

06 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
ES File Explorer (mobile app) has full access to all shared resources!

Basically I have a laptop and desktop on my LAN that share a couple of folders. The permissions for those folders are full access for an admin and read only for everyone else.

Now from my HTC desire HD I can open ES file explorer and search for LAN folders and I can access both my laptop and PC and have full access to all my folders, even ones I have never set up to share before.

There are folders listed on ES file explorer (for both the laptop and desktop) such as:

ADMIN$ - when opened from my mobile i can see a long list of system folders.

C$ - full access to the C: drive

D$ - full access to D: drive..

Help is very much appreciated!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Mar 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Did you authenticate to your desktop using an admin account?


Do you have admin shares enabled?

If yes to both of these, then what you saw is perfectly normal.

check the registry info mentioned on this website:
Windows 7 – Enable $admin share | Everyday Nerd
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