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Windows 7: Mapped drive permissions not applying to subfolders

12 Oct 2010   #1
Hindsight

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Mapped drive permissions not applying to subfolders

I'm accessing files on my Windows 7 machine via my Windows XP machine. Both are on the same workgroup and I have a user account on the win7 machine that I use for the sharing. I have one main folder on the Win7 box to share, and a bunch of subfolders within that main folder. I have setup the main folder to be a share, and can map a drive to that share with my XP machine (using the ID and Password I created on the Win7 machine), and I have full rights to the main folder, but read-only rights to the sub-folders. I have checked the permissions for the sharing account on the win7 machine and they are set to full control/all for the main folder and all subfolders (in the advanced security settings, the sharing account shows full access for "this folder, subfolders and files")


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12 Oct 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

hello and welcome,
when you sharing the files direct from the folder. that's should have notif you to share the folder include the subfolders.
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html
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