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Windows 7: "You do not have permission to access shared folder" PLEASE HELP!

22 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
"You do not have permission to access shared folder" PLEASE HELP!

Hey guys,

this has been driving me nuts for the past few days trying to figure this out.

I am trying to share a folder off my external hard drive that is connected to my laptop with my Desktop PC.

Both computers are connected to the Homegroup and are seen on my network with no problems finding them.

Now every time I click on the folder that is on the laptop from my Desktop it gives me this error:

I have read around and see that I need to edit my permissions and I have done so for my laptop and I have given my PC full control over the folder but I just doesn't connect and gives the error every time.

The only folder on my Laptop I can access from my PC is the "Users" folder...

I don't know why this keeps happening and I'm going crazy here trying to figure it out.

Please, any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you!

EDIT: I GOT IT! for some reason the permisson "Everyone" wasn't included in the folders I wanted to join... My life is complete now :)

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23 Jan 2014   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Good job! Thanks for letting us know. :)
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 "You do not have permission to access shared folder" PLEASE HELP!

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