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Anonymous
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May 29, 2005 10:39:10 AM

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Why on earth does XP not come with a facility for password protecting shared
folders on a network?

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Anonymous
a b 8 Security
May 29, 2005 1:29:26 PM

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Because people tend to forget their passwords!

How to set, view, change, or remove special permissions for files and folders in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308419

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Windows XP - Shell/User
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Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/window...

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"Occaeco" wrote:

| Why on earth does XP not come with a facility for password protecting shared
| folders on a network?
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