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Windows 7: Why the “users” folder is shared automatically?

25 Sep 2015   #11
plumpf

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Since the OP has the desired answer, I suppose that it is okay for us to slightly highjack the thread.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
I can tell you why, because if the C:Users folder wasn't shared then none of the other folders which reside in the Users folder would be shareable.
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How is that for an attempt at answering this question.
Thanks for your time and answer.

Why must the C:\User folder be shared in order to share a sub-folder?

No other root folder has this restriction.


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Attachment 266510


As seen remotely:
Attachment 266511


Edit: It appears that the OP did not get the desired answer after all...
Sharing a folder for a particular user in a particular machine,
https://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=...4354&mkt=en-US


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