Password on shared drive Tags: Microsoft Windows XP Last response: March 12, 2005 6:30 AM in Windows XP Share Bob March 12, 2005 6:30:12 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) It was easy on Win98 but how is it done with WinXP? Thanks Bob More about : password shared drive Anonymous March 12, 2005 6:30:13 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) It's done via permissions. Passwords on 9x were inherently weak and extremely insecure. How you set permissions depends on whether you're using Pro or HE. See http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=304040 -- Walter Clayton Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. "Bob" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:8ntYd.713$aS5.323@trndny05... > It was easy on Win98 but how is it done with WinXP? > > Thanks > Bob > Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindowsasking for user-name & password to access shared network drive ForumWindowsxp does not remember password on network sharing drives and shared printe ForumPassword protect shared folder? ForumHow to allow access to a shared drive but not a specified folder ForumCan i password protect my shared directories? Forumhow to password protect shared folders ForumRemove password shared folder network ForumSticky Permissions/Access Issue on Shared Drive SUB Directory ForumCant connect to shared Hard Drive ForumPassword Protected Share Win XP ForumSecure Shared drive or folder ForumCannot access shared folders that are on a Windows 7 system ForumProblems connecting to to shared drives on network ForumDisconnecting Shared Drive ForumCannot see Shared drive ? ForumMoving Shared Folders from Small drive Forum[PLEASE HELP] Vista shared hard drive problem ForumHow to make a shared drive from vista to xp ForumGetting past administrative password ForumWay to Wipe Drive? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !