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Windows 7: One computer, two accounts and only a few sub-folders shared

17 Nov 2010   #1
Gasterbeiter

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
One computer, two accounts and only a few sub-folders shared

Hello everyone,

I have a problem at my work. A person from HR is leaving for a vacation and we will have her assistant working on her computer. However, due to confidentiality of most of the information we want her assistant to have access to only a few of her sub folders. I have tried using share options but it always asks me to share the main folder as well and then everything is shared between the two accounts. Secondly, I have tried to give special permition to the assistant's account going to folders preferences but it did not work at all.

Would you have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance


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17 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome
Have you thought about not sharing and making files with different names for the new help? Then after vacation, you can save the new files with the old name.
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17 Nov 2010   #3
Gasterbeiter

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Welcome
Have you thought about not sharing and making files with different names for the new help? Then after vacation, you can save the new files with the old name.
That could be an option, but we wanted to make some kind of a solution that could be used on other computers as well without copying them around.
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