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Windows 7: cant share any files except public

18 Jun 2017   #1
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
cant share any files except public

Our drive crashed.
So setup another PC running win10
That PC can not accept another sata drive, not enough power plugs.
So I put the crashed drive in a windows 7 pc.
booted, chkdisk fixed tons of errors.
Disk is now accessible, user files can opened.

I WANT to copy the user files from the formerly crashed drive to the new win10 PC across my home network.
I CANT.
I managed to create a share.
The win10 PC sees the share, but when opened says I dont have permission.

So I go back to the share and set to EVERYONE, wilt full read write, it still refuses to allow the share.

I then tried to enter a homegroup, using the right password, homegroup says encountered an error.


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18 Jun 2017   #2
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Seems dumb, but, I was reading you have to click security tab add 'everyone' , then give 'everyone' full control?
Will that work?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2017   #3
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok, that worked.
What is the problem with homegroup?
I have 3 windows pc on the network. One has created a homegroup on the network.
What use is a homegroup anyway? Why is it a problem?
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