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Windows 7: Solution for disappearing Sharing Tab.

19 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Retail
Solution for disappearing Sharing Tab.

One thing I noticed is that people go into their C Drive properties menu or their folder's properties menu, and notice that the sharing tab is missing. Somehow, the sharing tab has disappeared. The sharing tab is just gone. This happened to me. I had opened my C Drive Properties, and noticed I had no sharing tab. It took me awhile to figure out the solution.

SOLUTION: Security Accounts Manager service must be started, and set to 'Automatic'.

Open Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services.
Find 'Security Accounts Manager' on the list.
R-Click it, and open the Properties meny.
From there, you can set 'Startup type' to 'Automatic'.
Once it is started, your Sharing tab will be back.

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05 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Hiya! The procedure described did not work for me as Security Accounts Manager was running on my laptop but I still could not get Sharing tab back in place. Cheers!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Olo View Post
Hiya! The procedure described did not work for me as Security Accounts Manager was running on my laptop but I still could not get Sharing tab back in place. Cheers!
You might want to check in folder options to make sure that the Sharing Wizard is checked per the tutorial below.

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