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Windows 7: Account for shared File only

12 Oct 2010   #1
jammmie999

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Account for shared File only

Hey guys, I support my familys PC's and have some files stored on my PC that I want to access through file shareing e.g. \\MYPC\sharename. I know that I can authenticate with my user account but can I setup an account that cant be used to login to my computer but can access some shared files in this way, is so how? Thanks


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12 Oct 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jammmie999 View Post
Hey guys, I support my familys PC's and have some files stored on my PC that I want to access through file shareing e.g. \\MYPC\sharename. I know that I can authenticate with my user account but can I setup an account that cant be used to login to my computer but can access some shared files in this way, is so how? Thanks
You can create a user without password but you will need to log on to it to use it. How else can permissions be enforced?
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12 Oct 2010   #3
jammmie999

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I want to totally disallow logging in to my machine but allow accessing shared files from a new user account, I can then manage that new users permissions from my user account. Users without passwords can not access shared files at all I belive.
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