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Windows 7: Homegroup Read/Write Issue

28 Mar 2010   #11

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edmund88 View Post
I have two desktops, one Win7 Ultimate X64 and the other XP Pro X86, Ive setup homegroup and set the files to read only, but the XP machine is still able to delete the files from Win7, ive tried setting permissions under the security tab, but no luck. Does anyone have any ideas?

While progably not the cause, since you have mixed machines you dhould be running workgroup, not homegroup. I would then recheck the permissioms


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28 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 7 X64

Could you verify the services I need running for sharing to work accordingly?

Im in workgroup now, but now I cant get the XP machine to see the 7 machine, but 7 sees XP and can access its files. When I go into the 7 start menu and open "Network" I can see XP and 7 together but I cant access my own shared files from within the Network folder, the folder is visible but when I try open I get this error "The device or resource (UNIDEN-PC) is not set up to accept connections on port "The File and printer sharing (SMB)". Any ideas?
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29 Mar 2010   #13

Windows 7 X64

Ok I got both systems to recognize each other and both can access each others files, and fixed the issue where XP was allowed to delete 7s files without permission, I didnt setup advanced sharing in 7 correctly and hadnt set Read permission under "Everyone". Thanks to all for your help and support.
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