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Windows 7: Any help on sharing folders on a home computers PLEASE

03 Feb 2018   #1

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Any help on sharing folders on a home computers PLEASE

Have asked this question under Setting up a home group without any success.

samuria tells me...
It's simpler to just use workgroup as that is active by default and less hassle than homegroup

If I right click on a folder I get the option of
Share with Home group (read)
Share with Home group (read/write)

Were is the optiobn to share as a work group.

I only want to share a folder on a drive [Z] not the whole partiton.

Can anyone understand this?????

When I do go for home group (which I am advised NOT to do), I get a windows media interface asking to select pictures,music, videos etc. I just want to share the entire contents of that folder.

I am then asked to type in a bloody password. What password. These are home computers they don't have passwords.

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03 Feb 2018   #2

win 8 32 bit

Ms has made password compulsory on networks now if you don't have password your PC is at risk as any malware hacker virus can spread with no problems
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 Any help on sharing folders on a home computers PLEASE

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