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" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 Windowsasking for user-name & password to access shared network drive Forum SolvedTrouble sharing drive with password protection over netwrok Forum My share drive is password protected and I entered the wrong password Forum SolvedCan you have one internal hdd that is shared by two computers as a secondary drive? Forum SolvedAccessing shared buffalo external drive causes system crash Forum SolvedBacking up a laptop to a shared hard drive. Forum How to put a password on a shared folder windows 7 Forum Maxtor Shared Storage Drive question Forum how do i remove the "lock" icon from folders on a shared drive Forum Mount a shared folder on Windows 2003 using cleartext password Forum Remove password shared folder network Forum Change password of shared printer Forum Password protect in shared folder Forum Password protect shared folder? Forum password protect shared printer Forum xp shared printer wants password to connect. need to disable Forum SolvedShared network drive over home group issue. Forum XP Home asking for Password when accessing shared director.. Forum How to set password for shared folder Forum Can i password protect my shared directories? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !