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Windows 7: Sharing rules in homegroup ?

11 Feb 2010   #1
Jason21

Windows 7
 
 
Sharing rules in homegroup ?

Im sharing files (movies,pics etc) between two pc`s in homegroup.

But the problem is ALL USERS have access to the files in homegroup, even though i denied them access to certain folder.
So how do i keep my files private from other users ?


Homegroup is password protected.
Im on Win 7 32 bit, the other accounts are standard user and im the only Admin on both pc`s.


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11 Feb 2010   #2
Stevy22

Windows 7 and MAC
 
 

Remove the Full Permissions to the other contacts
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11 Feb 2010   #3
Stevy22

Windows 7 and MAC
 
 

Remove the sharing permissions of all the other users, that should do it
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11 Feb 2010   #4
Jason21

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stevy22 View Post
Remove the sharing permissions of all the other users, that should do it
Please explain how do you that ?

If you mean "right click folder> properties>security>edit" and deny permission there then i did that before.

And in right click folder> properties>sharing>share, only my account name and homegroup is listed there from before.
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11 Feb 2010   #5
Stevy22

Windows 7 and MAC
 
 

have you logged in As HOMEGROUP ACCOUNT
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11 Feb 2010   #6
Jason21

Windows 7
 
 

HOMEGROUP ACCOUNT ? I dont know honestly...
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11 Feb 2010   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jason21 View Post
Im sharing files (movies,pics etc) between two pc`s in homegroup.

But the problem is ALL USERS have access to the files in homegroup, even though i denied them access to certain folder.
So how do i keep my files private from other users ?


Homegroup is password protected.
Im on Win 7 32 bit, the other accounts are standard user and im the only Admin on both pc`s.
go to properties on the folder you want to exclude them from. go to security>permissions and uncheck everything for their group. see pic
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11 Feb 2010   #8
Jason21

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
go to properties on the folder you want to exclude them from. go to security>permissions and uncheck everything for their group. see pic
Did that, it exactly the first thing i have done but the rule does not apply for me on homegroup. It works when browsing the folder normally.

Do you use homegroup yourself and can confirm that this is the right approach ?
The problem seem to be that homegroup does not know who is who. Subsequently it grands all user same access.

A more tricky scenario. Im sharing files from Computer 1 to computer 2, But i only want to share it to user A on PC 2 and not user B,C... How would homegroup handle that.
Of course id prefer to make homegroup totally inviseable to user B if possiable.
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