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Windows 7: Permissions For User Not Everyone

07 Jul 2017   #1
zunebuggy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Permissions For User Not Everyone

I have several external hard drives attached to my PC running Windows 7 Home Premium. Every online directions for sharing these drives say I have to set Permissions to Everyone. I don't want that. I do not want my kids to have access to everything my wife does.

Under Advanced Permissions, I tried in earnest to find my wife's user ID and could not. The only IDs or names available are local to my machine only. I can share to "Everyone" but as I stated, I do not want that.

I want to share certain folders with my children.

Please assist or point me to the right instructions to do this.

I want to point out, I could do this in XP Pro without issues and it was fairly straight forward. Why did they insist on complicating Windows 7? And no I do not want to get Windows 8 or 10. I like 7 because it has all the drivers for this older laptop. I have a new tablet/pc with Windows 10. Ultimately I would like to access these files, photos, videos, etc. from any outside PC (username and password protected) and from my phone as well.

Thank you.


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07 Jul 2017   #2
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi zunebuggy, Welcome to 7 forums. The below tutorial may help you.



Parental Controls - Allow or Block Specific Programs - Windows 7
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