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Windows 7: Cannot UNSHARE a folder in Workgroup!

13 Mar 2013   #11
Persons Can Wai

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That was the first thing I also tried and it did nothing.
This method works flawlessly I can assure you, unless the NTFS Security permissions "Security Tab" settings were mistakenly adjusted.

Seriously, why would they show these settings if they didn't do anything?
Just because something says/shows it will do something, doesn't mean it actually does it (computers after all). That's why I said in the beginning I tried digging into every feature Windows had on the surface to fix this myself. I tried that option with no success. When the public folder is on, it shares my folder and desktop, and clicking Nobody from that menu doesn't make a difference. I looked into the NTFS Security permissions, but it doesn't look like anything it out of place. Do you still want to see that though?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
Since it was a picture, can you make sure that media sharing is off as well (saw and issue like this recently) : http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/281104-windows-keeps-enabling-file-sharing.html#post2313758
Thanks for the tip. I had that off too though. Never do streaming so didn't see a reason to keep it on.


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