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Windows 7: Can't connect to one hard drive on the network

13 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Can't connect to one hard drive on the network

I have my computers on the same homegroup, have them on the same workgroup, when I go to network and try to connect to the C: drive of my basement computer from my office I have no problems. However, when I try to connect to the H: drive of my basement computer (secondary drive, not external USB or anything) it gives me bullshit about how I don't have permission to access it. I have it set to share to everyone, password-protected sharing is off, and the C: drive works fine. I'm about 3 days away from a sledgehammer party. Anyone have an idea what the problem is?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

When sharing drives you need to apply security permissions to them in order to enable the sharing for users that aren't from the local machine. To do this simply follow this post to allow Everyone.

HDD sharing

warning   Warning
Giving Everyone permission to the drive will allow anyone on the network within the same workgroup at least read access to the drive. This could pose a security risk and you should continue at your own risk

Hope This Helps,
Josh :)
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