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Windows 7: Acces Denied for W7 Shared folder

10 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Acces Denied for W7 Shared folder

i cannot access a shared folder on Windows 7 from an XP machine.

buy Windows 7 laptop.
share folders on Windows 7 laptop and access them on XP machine... no problem.
router goes bad and have to replace.
setup new router.
connect to internet from Windows 7 and Xp machine.
connect to XP shared folders from Windows 7 laptop.
ACCESS DENIED trying to view shared folders on Windows 7 laptop from XP machine.

both computers are on the same workgroup.

i have specific shared folders i am wanting to access... NOT the homegroup folders setup by Windows 7.

this is so frustrating.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

10 Mar 2010   #2


I am more curious about the router causing ntfs acl permission issues, lol. But anyway... Add the "everyone" group to the Security tab...

on the folder you wish to "share".

right click, click properties, security,,, edit , add, type: everyone, hit enter, check 'full control' next to the everyone group.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium

that worked. thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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