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Windows 7: PC only shares public folders, I can not make it share others

28 Dec 2016   #11
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

On the PC with the problem check that it sees the network as Private and that network discovery and file and printer sharing are on


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28 Dec 2016   #12
chitownbob

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sdowney717 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chitownbob View Post
I had a similar issue. Put all my pictures​ in PUBLIC folder. Now everyone has access to them.
Also, I back them up to a NAS by way of a free sync tool to mapped drive.
I thought about that. Would it involve a long time to move into the public folder a ton of pictures?
In theory, no. Files do not actually physically move, since they are on the same drive. Table is updated to indicate new location.
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28 Dec 2016   #13
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I switched back the settings in control panel for advanced sharing, but still trying to view any shares now results in zero folder items displayed.
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28 Dec 2016   #14
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
On the PC with the problem check that it sees the network as Private and that network discovery and file and printer sharing are on
network discovery -file-print sharing is on.
Where is the see the network as private?
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28 Dec 2016   #15
chitownbob

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Am leaving you sith Barman. He is extremely capable.
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28 Dec 2016   #16
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The network type is shown on the main page of the Network and Sharing Centre.
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28 Dec 2016   #17
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok, went downstairs, the win7 PC can see Tricia-PC but not access the shared files.
I took a picture showing this


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28 Dec 2016   #18
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
The network type is shown on the main page of the Network and Sharing Centre.
???
pics show ok?


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28 Dec 2016   #19
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Everything seems set correctly

Let's try something else, on the sharing PC set the NTFS permissions to give user Everyone full access and also set sharing permissions for the folder and files also to share with Everyone - this should set things the same as the working public folder ]/
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28 Dec 2016   #20
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I ran these 2 commands and am doing a reboot of the PC.

netsh int ip reset C:\netsh.log.txt
netsh winsock reset
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