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Windows 7: sharing drive across network

12 Feb 2010   #1
Fenshome

Win 7
 
 
sharing drive across network

Hi

I have not been able to share the C: Drive across the network on the Win 7 PC, but I use to able to. The C: Drive has the same permission rights as the D: Drive I can share across the network.

Can anyone point me in the right direction.


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12 Feb 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

What group/accounts have you got in the Permission tab? Everyone, and the accountname you log on to the machine with?

On the other machine, type \\ipaddress in Start > search box and see how you do.
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12 Feb 2010   #3
Fenshome

Win 7
 
 

Hi aem

C: drive has:
everyone
system
authenticated Users
Admin (local machine)
Users (local machine)

with permissions to all, except special permissions

\\ipaddress is not recognised by Vista or XP

where to next?
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12 Feb 2010   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Have you put the useraccount that you log onto W7 with, in this W7 Permission tab also?

It works for me with only:

- Everyone
- My log in account - Full Control

You should try giving these first before adding more.

Also see if File and Printer sharing is ON.

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Make sure you can ping the W7 from others as well.


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12 Feb 2010   #5
Fenshome

Win 7
 
 

Many thanks, not sure why but now working, all I did was defrag the registry and reboot, it came good
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12 Feb 2010   #6
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Great!
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