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Windows 7: How to Get username\password prompt shared folder?

12 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 PRO 64Bit
How to Get username\password prompt shared folder?


I searched this form and i could not find an answer to my question. Sorry if it already exists and i just over looked it.

I have a file sharing server and about 10 client computers that access files on this server.

What i would like to have is when each client computer wants to access any of the files on the server that they are prompted with a username\password dialog.

I do not want to create each user on server if i dont have to.

Can this be done?
If so how would one go about doing that?

Thanks in advance.

The server is Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
6 of the client computer are Windows 7 Pro 64Bit
4 of the client computers are XP Pro

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Sep 2011   #2


More user friendly way:
  1. system folder, usually C:\Windows.
  2. Shift-right-click on explorer.exe.
  3. Select Run As
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 PRO 64Bit

I dont understand how your reply will help me accomplish what i am looking for.

Example i go to network>Server-pc> username\password dialog.

Please explain how to accomplish what i am after with what you have suggested.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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