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Windows 7: how to give sharing permissions to restricted users

26 Jun 2015   #1
asdbnm03

windows 64 bit - 32 bit / Android
 
 
how to give sharing permissions to restricted users

Hello! I have two computers and a recently bought smartphone. One is PC running win 64 and other is a laptop running win 32 bit. The smartphone has the latest android update and ES FIle explorer app installed. 64-bit pc doesn't have any user password or shared folders but can access wirelessly and over CABLE to a shared folder in the laptop which does have a password and C: drive shared with full permissions set to everyone. Now, as it has a password, whenever I try to access from 64bit PC it obviously asks for it, but none of this happens when I access from my smartphone via ES FILE Explorer, it goes through and never a password request is prompted. Do you know by any chance why does this happen and how can I be sure that no other android with this or any app can access my shared folder freely? I thought there might be a way to set permissions to specific users but I wouldn't know how to add only my other two devices and make sure no other device can access my shared folders. Thanks!


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26 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

On Win64 machine, when you first browse to laptop and asked for credentials, there should be a checkbox to "remember" it.

Is that checked?
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26 Jun 2015   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ES File Explorer is nasty in the sense that it automatically saves passwords without asking the user. When connecting to the share it will ask for a user/password along with server address and folder.
If you change the password in the laptop, does it start getting "access denied" errors?
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