How to set password for shared folder Tags: Microsoft Windows XP Last response: April 18, 2005 3:02 PM in Windows XP Share JiN April 18, 2005 7:02:01 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) Is there a way to set password for my shared folder? More about : set password shared folder Anonymous April 18, 2005 10:37:21 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) Hi Jin, WinXP doesn't use passwords in this fashion, though you can set one if you compress (zip) it. WinXP relies on a set of permissions to define who has access to folders, both locally and on a network. How to disable simplified sharing and set permissions on a shared folder in Windows XP (Pro only) http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307874 HOW TO: Set, View, Change, or Remove File and Folder Permissions in Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308418 -- Best of Luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone Windows help - www.rickrogers.org "Jin" <Jin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:55442932-1EE3-4D15-9E45-F4C4B011563A@microsoft.com... > Is there a way to set password for my shared folder? Gordon April 18, 2005 3:02:51 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) Jin wrote: > Is there a way to set password for my shared folder? Not without using third-party software, no. -- Gordon Burgess-Parker Interim Systems and Management Accounting www.gbpcomputing.co.uk Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to put a password on a shared folder windows 7 Forum how to make restrict access with password to my share folder every time Forum LAN Share Folders - NO Password? How to add Password/security? Forum Mount a shared folder on Windows 2003 using cleartext password Forum Remove password shared folder network Forum Solvedhow to remove shared folder on network ?? Forum Password protect in shared folder Forum Password protect shared folder? Forum Password Protect Shared Folder? Forum How to hide shared document folder in my computer? Forum Shared folder was set up in the Program Files folder? Forum SolvedHow to restrict users from accessing shared folders Forum How to allow access to a shared drive but not a specified folder Forum How to permission shared folder for window 7 32bit Forum SolvedHI i am using hp4g laptop my question is how do i set an additional password for my laptop which should prompt for a password Forum How to hide shared document folder Forum How to redirect photos to the "Shared Pictures" folder Forum How to disconnect/release a shared folder Forum How to know who is connected to a shared folder Forum How to undo making a folder "shared?" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !