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Windows 7: Homegroup Sharing

14 Jun 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Homegroup Sharing

Hi all,

I just want to ask a simple question.

Refer to the screenshot below, I am confused for example if I check the documents and pictures does it means it will automatically share my documents and my pictures folder?

Homegroup Sharing-howe.jpg


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15 Jun 2014   #2

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It means exactly that, your selected user folders would be shared with other HomeGroup users, other users of that computer or another computer in your network which has been joined to HomeGroup.

By default the Documents folder is unselected because documents tend to be more private than music, images and videos.

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