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April 18, 2005 7:02:01 AM

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Is there a way to set password for my shared folder?
Anonymous
April 18, 2005 10:37:21 AM

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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

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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
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> Is there a way to set password for my shared folder?
April 18, 2005 3:02:51 PM

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Jin wrote:
> Is there a way to set password for my shared folder?

Not without using third-party software, no.

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Gordon Burgess-Parker
Interim Systems and Management Accounting
www.gbpcomputing.co.uk
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