Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Symbol for sharing - where did the hand go?


09 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Symbol for sharing - where did the hand go?

What replaces the XP sharing symbol ( the hand) under the folder or file?


I have sharing setup ok, but how do I see it?

thx


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

09 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7
 
 

I miss the hand as well, there is no nice easy way to see were a share is setup that I can tell.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Pro. 32 bit
 
 

Sage are you working in a homegroup or a workgroup?

In a workgroup you can see if something is shared by the two people in the lower left corner of the icon. For folders its just in your public folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


09 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Yes, I'm working in a workgroup
I'll look at the Public folder.

just did and do not see it?

Is the Public folder under Favorites?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Shared folders look like this now.


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

My issues is a simple browse the drive a folder shared is not as visable as the hand was. There does not seem to be a place I am aware of where a person can go and see active shares via explorer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2010   #7

WIndows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 

You can also see the shares if you right click My Computer and select Manage than open the share folders option. Useful for seeing all the shares and checking out any files that happen to be open. It's a shame they took the hand away though, it was really handy.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Symbol for sharing - where did the hand go?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Symbol for sharing - where did the hand go?
Thread Forum
Why the shared folder has no different symbol? Network & Sharing
Keyboard symbol mix up Hardware & Devices
second hand pc General Discussion
Odd File Symbol Music, Pictures & Video
volume symbol gone Sound & Audio
Solved Admin symbol showing Performance & Maintenance
DVI Symbol onScreen Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33