Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?
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
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVPhttp://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
"Jin" <Jin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way to set password for my shared folder?