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Windows 7: How do I prevent user play video on my shared folder

24 Feb 2014   #1
aariyanto

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
How do I prevent user play video on my shared folder

Hi, I would like to know how to prevent video play on my shared folder, i am shared folder so that other can copy video file that i want they have, but usually they play video directly from shared folder, its make my computer very slow.

any help would be thanks

Adi


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24 Feb 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Unshare your folder.
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24 Feb 2014   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Once you give read permissions for the files, they can copy as well as use them directly from the share, there is no distinction between those action.
If you really want this, Windows shares are a no-no then. You may look at using an FTP server instead, they don't allow files to be used directly, but must first copied over and run locally at the client.
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