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Windows 7: No share option on libraries

12 Jan 2010   #1
curtj

 
 
No share option on libraries

I have windows 7 on 2 machines at home. My workstation is W7 home prem, and the lappy is W7 Enterprise.

Been struggling to share libraries between them, mainly due to what I think is firewall issues (outpost pro on workstation, windows fw on lappy).

I've just noticed that on the lappy I can rmb on a library and get a 'share with' option. But when I do this on my workstation I don't get that option.

Am I doing something wrong?




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12 Jan 2010   #2
moinmoin

Win 7
 
 

Make a rightclick directly on the icon.
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12 Jan 2010   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by curtj View Post
I have windows 7 on 2 machines at home. My workstation is W7 home prem, and the lappy is W7 Enterprise.

Been struggling to share libraries between them, mainly due to what I think is firewall issues (outpost pro on workstation, windows fw on lappy).

I've just noticed that on the lappy I can rmb on a library and get a 'share with' option. But when I do this on my workstation I don't get that option.

Am I doing something wrong?
Yes your icon isn't highlighted in the second picture which may be keeping you from seeing the options list.
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13 Jan 2010   #4
curtj

 
 

Sorry, my mistake. I didn't take the correct screenshot in my haste.

Here's the menu after rmb on one of the icons on my workstation:


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13 Jan 2010   #5
mlevy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Have you looked in the network and sharing center to find the options for sharing your libraries?
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13 Jan 2010   #6
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Have you tried this other sharing option at the top of the page where it says "share with" then choose "Everyone" ? You will need to check this on both machines.

Have you placed the check marks here in the second window on both machines?

Also check to make sure that your permissions are set correctly on both machines.
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