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Windows 7: Is a password login necessary to share files within a workgroup?

12 Aug 2015   #1
stanhilliard

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Is a password login necessary to share files within a workgroup?

On a workgroup home network, can a win 7 or win 8.1 computer be shared if it does not require a password to log in? If so, how can another PC connect to it with Explorer?


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12 Aug 2015   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If they don't have the same userid then yes, I believe you need passwords.

You can try defining everyone then give it whatever access you want.
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