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Windows 7: Windows cannot access \\COMPUTERNAME. You do not have permission ...

07 Jan 2015   #11
twjones1966

win 7 hp 32, win 7 pro 64, win xp pro, win 98, win 8.1, win 2k
 
 

Old thread but I have found what may be a perfect fix as every system but 1 running at my job had this issue with a new windows 7 pro file server. The only fix that worked was to change the ntfs permissions on the root drive to add the user 'everyone' and give full read/write privileges. Was then able to share folders without getting permission errors on any xp, vista, win 7, win 8.1, win 98, win 2000 to the windows 7 pro computer.


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12 Apr 2015   #12
hans from ny

Win 7 pro 32
 
 
Thanks twjones1966

I just upgraded a secondary HDD that I use for network sharing and couldn't remember how I was able to share it with all the PCs on my home network with the older drive. Setting permission on the new drive for 'everyone' on NTSC worked. Thanks twjones1966!
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