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Windows 7: Cannot Share Folders?

09 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Cannot Share Folders?


I tried to share a folder to another Windows 7 Laptop but I encounter a Can't Share Folder error and I am an administrator.

I tried to changed the ff:
Turn ON Network Discovery
Turn ON File and Printing Sharing
Turn ON Sharing..

Once I Click on Save Changes (There's a Shield Icon on that button) and Go back to Advanced Sharing, all of the items above are reset back to OFF.

Hope anyone can help. thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

This problem comes up all the time but there are many causes and solutions. Many possible solutions are listed in these TechNet threads. It usually has to do with certain Windows networking services being shut off.

Cant turn on network discovery on windows 7 ! - Microsoft Community

Another thread of mine where I cover all possible Windows service problems along with another possible cause being tracked down and fixed.
Network Discovery won't stay ticked
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