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Windows 7: Can't share

25 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Can't share

Hi all, Firstly I'm new to this group & very new to Windows 7. I have messed up & can't find a way out. I have placed some folders containing pictures into my "Pictures" folder. I want to share some things in this folder but not everything. I inadvertantly selected everything in the folder and chose not to share. Everything in the "Pictures" folder ended up with a padlock on them.

No problem I thought, Just select each folder in turn and choose "Share with / Homegroup (read)". When the next box pops up I agree to share & get the message "folder can't be shared" Helllllp. What am I doing wrong?


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25 Mar 2010   #2
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

Try taking ownership of them first: Take Ownership Shortcut
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28 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks Fred I will give it a go.
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