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Windows 7: How do I Network Share Folders? (Windows 7)

24 Feb 2012   #11
Anak

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Glad to hear you were able to sort it out.

By security issues do you mean anyone going into your user account, and changing the permissions back?
You could put a password on your user account or encrypt it, make sure you save the password(s) somewhere safe.

Have you tried going into Media Pc from the Family machine yet, just to try it out?


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24 Feb 2012   #12
sevenxbmc

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 Bit)
 
 

I have gone onto the laptop and tried accessing the media pc from the network, but it needs a username and password, so i'm extremely happy with this. Its mainly so that kids can't mess up my media pc as its taken ages to set everything up right, but at the same time allow me to access the media pc via the network, using my office pc....this allows me to copy/modify and delete files as i wish.

I still do have more issues, but i'll be posting those in the general forum.

Once again thank you very much for all your help.
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24 Feb 2012   #13
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Your welcome, I am happy to help.
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